Sigmatostalix brownii Garay 1968 Photo by Ruben Senes and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Inflorescence Photo by Denis Elizondo and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website


Common Name Brown's Sigmatostalix

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica and Panama in wet and very wet forests at elevations around 500 to 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with ovoid, laterally compressed pseudobulbs carrying a sigle, apical, narrowly lanceolate to oblong, acute leaf that blooms in the spring and fall on an erect, to 3.5" [9 cm] long, clseoly spaced, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Oncidium brownii (Garay) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Fieldiana Biology, Flora Costa Ricensis Family # 39 Orchidaceae, subtribes Maxillariinae and Oncidiinae Atwood & Mora 1999 drawing fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003 Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Bakers 2006;