Oncidium ourobranquesis [Campacci} ined. SECTION Synsepala

Photo by Gerardo Alexander

Part shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Ouro Branco Oncidium [A city in Minas Gerais near where the species was discovered]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm] long

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil in rocky regions at elevations around 1450 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing saxicolous, caespitose orchid with green, ovoid, laterally compressed, slightly sulcate pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, subcoriaceous,oblong, acute, very evident rib abaxially leaves that blooms in the fall on alateral from the leaf axil, paniculate, erect, flexuous, to 36" [90 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Coppensia ourobranquensis Campacci 2021

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Coletanea de Orquideas Brasileras 17 Campacci 2021 as Coppensia ourobranquensis drawing/photos fide