Tolumnia hawkesiana (Moir) Braem 1986

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Dale and Deni Borders

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Common Name Hawkes Tolumnia [American Botanist Early to mid 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Cuba on the north coast on shrubs as a miniature sized, hot growing twig epiphyte with a short stem completely enveloped by distichous, imbricating, conduplicate, serrate, acute, leaves arranged in a fan-shape that blooms on a to 3.1" [8 cm] long, slender, erect, 2 to 4 flowered, racemose inflorescence with the flowers all carried towards the apex.

Synonyms *Oncidium hawkesianum Moir 1967

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 44 No 3 1980 as Oncidium hawksiana photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 64 No 2 1995 photo; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 33-6 1997; Orchidaceae Antillinae Nir 2000 as T sylvestre; Orchid Species Culture, Oncidium Bakers 2006

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