Sigmatostalix trimorion Königer 1996 Photo © by Rudolf Jenny and The Epidendra Website

Part shade LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Three Part Sigmatostalix [an allusion to the apically three part callus of the lip]

Flower Size .32" [.8 cm]

Found in Peru without locality as a mini-miniature to miniature sized epiphyte with close set, narrowly elliptical, strongly laterally compressed, ancipitous pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 2 to 3, conduplicate, leaf bearing sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong-lanceolate, thinly leathery, acute, narrowing below into the short, narrow, conduplicate base leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an arching to spreading, basal, along the axil of a sheath, racemose, to 9 clusters, evenly spaced, many successivly single flowered inflorescence.

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Arcula 6: 172. Koniger 1996 drawing fide

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------