Oncidium disciferum Lindl. 1855 SECTION Concoloria Photo Amerigo Docha Neto and the Orchidstudium Webpage

Another Flower Photo Miriam Valebella


Found in Paraguay and Bolivia in xerophytic forests on trees with rough bark at elevations of 1500 to 1900 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to an ovoid, sulcate, dark greenish maroon pseudobulb enveloped basally by distichous, evanescent, sheaths and carrying 2 apical, erect, thick, coriaceous, linear, acute, gradually narrowing below into the clasping base leaves that blooms in the later spring through summer on a basal, paniculate, pendent, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Concocidium disciferum (Lindl.) Romowicz & Szlach. 2006; Gomesa discifera (Lindl.) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2009; Oncidium disciferum Lindl. 1855; Rhinocidium disciferum (Lindl.) Docha Neto 2007;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Das Pflanzanreich Regni Vegetabilis Conspectus Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 565 Vasquez & Dodson 1982 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 33 - 36 2057 - 2308 Brieger 1997 photo fide;