Sigmatostalix posadarum Königer 2001


Another Angle Photos by © Jay Pfahl

Another Flower Angle Photos courtesy of Oliver Lenhard


Common Name Posada's Sigmatostalix [Colombian Orchid Nurseryman, Medillin current]

Flower Size

Found in Antioquia state Colombia as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with egg-shaped, strongly compressed pseuodbulbs enveloped partially by several distichous, imbricating, conduplicate, leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying a single, apical, narrowly oblong-lanceolate, acute, thin, leathery leaf that narrows below into a conduplicate short stem that blooms in the spring on an axillary, erect to ascending, compressed laterally with 2 sharp edges, shortly paniculate, 5 to6" [12.5 to 15 cm] long, several successively flowered inflorescence with each branch carrying a single successive flower..

Synonyms Oncidium posadaroides Chase & NH Wms. 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium posadaroides