Sigmatostalix auriculata Garay 1968

Another Flower angle closeup

Inflorescence

Another Flower Angle Photos by Jay Pfahl

Another plant Photo courtesy of Dr Gilberto Escobar Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

Flower Closeup Photo courtesy of Patricia Harding

Inflorescence Photo courtesy of Andy's Orchids Copyright 2002 All rights reserved.

Flower from another angle Photo courtesy of Oliver Lenhard and his Orchideen Website

Common Name The Auricled Sigmatostalix

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Caldas State, Colombia at elevations of 1000 to 1800 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphytewith narrowly egg-shaped pseudobulbs partially enveloped by several disitchous leafy sheaths and carrying a single, apical,inear, sharply pointed leaf that can bloom at any time of the year on an axillary, 2.8" [7 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence that arises on a newly matured pseudobulb qith well spaced flowers.

Synonyms Oncidium auriculatoides Chase & NH Wms. 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 4 COS 1992; Australian Orchid Review Vol 68 No 5 2003 photo; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Bakers 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium auriculatoides

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