Oncidium herzogii Schltr. 1913 SECTION Barbata

Photo by Dario Melgar Another Flower

Photo by © Juan Manuel Cellini

Common Name Herzog's Oncidium [German Botanist 1900's]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Mato Grosso do Sul Brazil, Bolivia and Argentina at elevations of 300 to 800 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with ovate, laterally compressed, ancipitous pseudobulbs partially enveloped below by 2 opposite, non-foliaceous sheaths and carrying 1 to 2 apical, coriaceous, lanceolate, obtuse, narrowing below into the conduplicate base leaves that blooms on an erect to spreading, peduncle shorter than the rachis, paniculate, usually with a single, short, 2 to 4 flowered branch and racemose above, successively opening, 3 to 4 at a time, several flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Alatiglossum herzogii (Schltr.) Docha Neto 2007; Gomesa herzogii (Schltr.) Lückel 2010

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 33 - 36 2057 - 2308 Brieger 1997; Oncidium Vol 1 Koniger 2004 photo/drawing fide; 100 Orquideas Argentinas Freuler 2005 photo ok; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006 erroneoulsy as a Syn of O baueri; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 # 8 2007 as Alatiglossum herzogii photo fide; Oncidium VOl 3 Koniger 2007 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Brazil Vol 1 Oncidinae Baptista, Harding & Neto 2011 as Alatiglossum herzogii photo fide