Sigmatostalix dilatata Rchb.f. 1876

Another Flower Photos by Jay Pfahl

Common Name The Broad Stigmatostalix [refers to the wide side lobes of the lip]

Flower Size 1/2" at most [1.25 cm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring and summer on a 4.8" [12 cm] long, successively single flowered inflorecence with ovate, acute, scarious bracts.

Synonyms Roezliella dilatata (Rchb.f.) Schltr. 1918; Oncidium dilitatum [Rchb.f] Chase & NH Wms 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Das Pflanzanreich Regni Vegetabilis Conspectus Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922; Native Colombian Orchids Vol IV COS 1994 as Sigmatostalix sp R. Escobar # 4066 photo fide; Galleria de Orquedias de Colombia Ortiz & Uribe 2007 [CD]; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium dilitatum

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