Oncidium albini Schltr. 1926 SECTION Waluela Photo courtesy of Neville De Larue


Common Name Albino's Oncidium [Albino Hatschbach Brazillian Orchid Collector early 1900's]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Parana state of Brazil in the cool moist moist mountains as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, club-shaped to cylindrical pseduobulbs carrying 2, apical, erect to spreading, strap-shaped, obtuse, narrowing slightly towards the clasping base leaves that blooms in the later summer and on a basal, to 5" [to 12.5 cm], 8 to 12 flowered, slender, rigid, closely spaced, racemose inflorescence arising on a mature pseduodbulb.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Brasilienses II Plate 102 Castro 2006 as Baptistonia albini drawing ok/photo hmm; Orchid Species Culture; Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Bakers 2006; Lankesteriana 19(3) 2019 photo fide