Solenidiopsis flavobrunnea Senghas 1989

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Photos By Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The Yellow Brown Solenidiopsis

Flower Size .4" [1.4 cm]

Found in Peru in cold cloud forests at elevations around 2700 to 3100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with broadly elliptic, complanate, furrowed pseudobulbs enveloped below by several deciduous, leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying a single oblong-elliptic, attenuate to conduplicate below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms int he later spring on a basal, erect, racemose, 3" [7.5 cm] long, 5 to 7 flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate flowers.

Synonyms Oncidium flavobrunneum (Senghas) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 187 Bennett & Christenson 1993 drawing good; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 33 - 36 2057 - 2308 Brieger 1997; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 #12 2008 as Oncidium flavobrunneum; LANKESTERIANA 12(1), Dalstrom 2012 as Syn of S peruviana