Sigmatostalix marinii Königer 1995 Photo courtesy of Oliver Lenhard and his Orchideen Website

Common Name Marin's Sigmatostalix

Flower Size

Found in Ecuador on the eastern slopes at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, hot ot warm growing epiphyte with strongly flattened pseudobulbs with 2 sharp edges and is partially enveloped basally by several distichous, imbricate, leaf bearing sheaths carrying a single, narrowly lanceolate, thin, leathery, acute leaf that is longitudinally folded along the midline and narrows basally to a petiole-like stem that blooms on an axillary, arching to speading, more than one per, many successively flowered inflorescence arising from the axils of the leaf bearing sheaths of a recently matured pseudobulb

Synonyms Oncidium marinii [Koniger] Chase & NH Wms. 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 71 No 4 2002 photo fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 #9 2006 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Bakers 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium marinii; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide;