Sigmatostalix renatoi Königer 2003

Plant and Flowers

Photo by © Marni Turkel

Common Name Renato's Sigmatostalix [Sr Renato Villena Peruvian Orchid Enthusiast Current]

Flower Size

Found in the department of San Martin in Peru at elevations around 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with closely sp[aced growths on a short rhizome and ovate, strongly laterally compressed, ancipitous pseduobulbs enveloped by several, distichous, overlapping, longitudinally folded, leafless below and leaf bearing above sheaths and carrying a single, thinly leathery, lanceolate, acute, narrwoing below into the conduplicate petiolate base leaf that blooms on an axillary, ascending then arching, 8" [to 20 cm] long inflroescence with 7 to 8, rather loosely spaced nodes from which the short branches arise, each branch is successively single flowered

CAUTION I have no way to verify this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms Oncidium renatoi (Königer) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Speceies Culture Odontoglossum/Oncidium alliance Bakers 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium renatoi