Oncidium hirundo Rchb. f. 1857 SECTION Planilabre Photo courtesy of Patricia Harding


Common Name The Swallow-Shaped Oncidium [refers to the rounded wings on the column]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Peru at low to intermediate elevations as a warm to cool growing epiphyte that blooms on a 26" + [65 cm+] long, loosely paniculate inflorescence with several short, loosely 2 to 4 flowered, fractiflex branches and many flowers

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution!

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; Das Pflanzanreich Regni Vegetabilis Conspectus Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922 drawing ok; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006;