Sigmatostalix morganii Dodson 1980 Photo by Jay Pfahl

Another Flower Photo by Arturo Carillo

Another Flower? Photo courtesy of Dr Leslie Garay Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

Another Clone Photo courtesy of Oliver Lenhard and his Orchideen Website

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Common Name Morgan's Sigmatostalix

Flower Size 5/8" [1.8 cm]

Found in southwestern Ecuador in extremely wet montane forests as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte at elevations of 900 to 1000 meters with a short rhizome, carrying closely spaced, ovate, edges ancipitous, flattened pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several conduplicate sheaths with the uppermost being foliaceous and carrying a single apical, narrowly elliptic-oblong, acute leaf that narrows basally into the petiole and blooms on a lateral, basal, erect, to 6" [15 cm] long, shortly paniculate inflorescence with each terminal end carrying a successively single flower occuring over a long period of time and can occur at most any time of the year.

Synonyms Oncidium morganii [Dodson] Chase & NH Wms. 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 301 Dodson 1980 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 33-6 1997 drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Bakers 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium morganii

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