Sigmatostalix weinmanniana Königer 1994

Photo by Oliver Lenhard

Inflorescence Photo by Patricia Harding

Common Name Weinmann's Sigmatostalix

Flower Size

Found in Ecuador as a miniature sized epiphyte with elliptical, smooth to wrinkled, strongly compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 1 to 2 leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying a single, apical, narrowly elliptical, acute leaf that narrows below into a conduplicate, short, narrow stem that blooms in cultivation in the fall on an axillary, to 6" [15 cm] long, erect for 2" then arching to horizontally spreading successively few flowered inflorescence that arises from the conduplicate leaf axil

Synonyms Oncidium weinmannianum [Koniger] Chase & NH Wms. 2008;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Bakers 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 as Oncidium weinmannianum; AOS Bulletin Vol 78 #4 2009 as Oncidium weinmannianum photo fide;