Sigmatostalix hermansiana Königer 1999 Photo © by Rudolf Jenny and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Herman's Sigmatostalix [English Orchid Enthusiast and cultivator of species current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Colombia without locality as a miniature sized epiphyte with broadly elliptical, strongly laterally compressed, ancipitous pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 1 to 2 pairs of leaf bearing sheths and carrying 2 apical, oblong-lanceolate, thinly coriaceous, acute, conduplicate towards the base leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, straight and ascending to arcuate-spreading, terete, 8 to 10" [20 to 25 cm] long, paniculate inflorescence with the branches strongly reduced, with successive, very short, single flowered twigs, the peduncle with 2 distant, scarious, acute, close bracts and glumaceous, as long as the pedicel floral bracts and carrying mildly fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Oncidium hermansianum (Königer) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Arcula 8: 243. Koniger 1999 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/Odontoglossum Bakers 2006

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