Oncidium leinigii Pabst 1972 SECTION Waluela Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista Photo by Americo Docha Neto and Orchidstudium

Part shade Warm Fall EARLY

Common Name or Meaning Leinig's Oncidium

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Bahia, Espirito Santo and Rio de Janiero and Parana' Brazil in montane rainforests at elevations of 500 to 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with fusiform, elongate pseuodobulbs carrying 1 to 2, apical, erect, narrowly elliptic, acute leaves that blooms in the fall on an axillary, paniculate, erect to arching, to 12" [30 cm] long, few to several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Baptistonia leinigii (Pabst) Chiron & V.P.Castro 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing good; Icones Orchidacearum Brasilienses II Plate 111 Castro 2006 as Baptistonia leinigii drawing/photo good