Tolumnia quadriloba (C.Schweinf.) Braem 1986 Photo by Rudolf Jenny and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shadeWarm to Winter Spring

Common Name The 4 lobed Tolumnia [refers to the lip]

Flower Size .7" [1.7 cm]

Found in Dominican Republic and Haiti in dry scrub at elevations around 400 to 500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with 2 to 3, short, serrate, channeled, thick, striate with raised veins, linear-lanceolate leaves that blooms on an axillary, thin, 4 to 4.8" [10 to 12 cm] long, single small branched, round in cross-section, few flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Oncidium osmentii Withner 1967; *Oncidium quadrilobum C.Schweinf. 1946; Tolumnia osmentii (Withner) Braem 1986

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 33-6 1997 as drawing/photo fide; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/Odontoglossum Bakers 2006

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