~Oncidium subcruciforme (A.H.Heller) Garay & Stacy 1974 - See Oncidium hintonii L.O. Williams 1941SECTION Stellata Photo courtesy of Lourens Grobler.

Part shade Cool

Common Name The Almost Cross-Like Oncidium

Flower Size

Found in Belize and Nicaragua at elevations around 1100 meters as a cool growing epiphyte

Often cited as a synonym of O maculatum or O hintonii but differs in the petals and sepals as well as details in the lip and column.

Synonyms *Odontoglossum subcruciforme A.H.Heller 1969; Oncidium subcruciforme [Heller] Salazar 1999;

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 3 2001; The Pictoral Encyclopedia of Oncidium Zelenko 2002; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006; Oncidium Vol 3 Koniger as O hintonii