Sigmatostalix aristulifera Kraenzl. 1922

Another Flower Angle Photos by Jay Pfahl


Common Name The Short Inflorescence Sigmatostalix

Flower Size

Found Colombia to Ecuador at elevations around 1400 to 1500 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with oblong, compressed pseudobulbs partially enveloped basally by several distichous, overlapping bracts, and carrying a single, apical, linear-lanceolate, acute leaf that blooms in the spring and summer on a 9" [22 cm] long, paniculate inflorescence carrying several successive flowers arising on a newly matured pseudobulb.

Synonyms Oncidium aristuliferum [Kranzl] Chase & NH Wms. 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Das Pflanzanreich Regni Vegetabilis Conspectus Odontoglossum/Oncidium Kranzlin 1922 as Oncidium chrysops drawing ok; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 4 COS 1992 as S sp #4066 - Vol 6 errata = S arisulifera photo not = S dilatata; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Bakers 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium aristuliferum;