Oncidium exalatum Hágsater 1981 SECTION Rostrata

Photo by Eric Hagsater and The Herbarium AMO Website


Photo by Woodstream Orchid Webpage

Full Shade CoolWinter

Common Name or Meaning The Without Wings Oncidium [refers to the column]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Panama at elevations of 1000 to 2000 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with elliptical to ovate, laterally strongly compressed, ancipitous pseudobulbs enveloped partially below by several pairs of opposite leafless and leafbearing sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, obtuse to rounded, gradually narrowing below into the conduplicate base leaf that blooms in the winter on an axillary, erect, straight, paniculate, 7 to 10 branched, spreading, many flowered inflorescence with 3 to 7, scentless flowers per branch.

Synonyms Heteranthocidium exalatum (Hágsater) Szlach., Mytnik & Romowicz 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *ORQUIDEA (Méx. ) 8( 1): 102 Hagsater MARZO 1981 drawing/photo fide; Oncidium Vol 1 Koniger 2004 photo/drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Odontoglossum/Oncidium Alliance Bakers 2006;