Oncidium, abbreviated as Onc. in the horticultural trade, is a genus that contains about 330 species of orchids from the subtribe Oncidiinae of the orchid family (Orchidaceae).As presently conceived (May 2014), it is distributed across much of South America, Central America, Mexico and the West Indies, with one species (O. ensatum) extending into Florida.
Illustration of Oncidium varicosum (as syn. Oncidium euxanthinum). 1877. Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892) del. et lith. Description by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817—1911) 398 Oncidium varicosum (as Oncidium euxanthinum) - Curtis' 103 (Ser. 3 no. 33) pl. 6322 (1877).
Oncidium varicosum This is the original Dancing Lady with its large, bright yellow lip, which dominates its hybrids. The petals are small, dull yellow, and barred in red-brown. The barring of the petals often adds contrast and interest in its hybrids. It flowers in autumn. Oncidium gardneri This is now considered to be a natural hybrid between Oncidium diasryle and Oncidium forbesii. It is.
Oncidium varicosum is a species of orchid ranging from Brazil to northern Argentina. References.
Care and Culture, Classification. The genus Oncidium (pronounced on-SID-ee-um) is most commonly known for its clusters of delicate flowers that are often fragrant and rich in color. This genus is very large and diverse, making it difficult to give overall generalizations, so it is often wise to look up a particular species rather than the genus as whole, when looking for particular care.
Oncidium varicosum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed on 07-Oct-06. Accessed on 07-Oct-06. For more multimedia, look at Oncidium varicosum on Wikimedia Commons.
Oncidium varicosum Oncidium varicosum. Calyponte. The plants vary greatly in size and shape, and most species are epiphytic. The pseudobulbs typically have several bracts and bear one to three leaves. The flowers are often yellow or brown and are commonly borne on spikes or in long sprays; they range in width from 6 mm (about 0.25 inch) to more than 10 cm (about 4 inches), depending on the.
Oncidium is a genus made up of around 330 species of orchids from the subtribe Oncidiinae of the vast and complex orchid family. At present there is some discussion as to the correct classification of species within the genus and is it being considered that it should be separated into smaller groups. Care Tips Oncidium is a cool-growing orchid which favours year-round low temperatures. It is.
Oncidium, abbreviated as Onc in horticultural trade, is a genus that contains about 330 species of orchids from the subfamily Epidendroideae of the orchid family (Orchidaceae). Contents(show) Distribution Plants in this genus are distributed through out tropical and subtropical Americas, growing as epiphytes, although some are lithophytes or terrestrials. Description The genus was first.
Oncidium varicosum 'Baldin' RHS Plants for Pollinators plants This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
Oncidium was first described by O. Swartz in 1800 in Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapakademiens Avhandlingar. The name is derived from the Greek word onkos (for mass or pad). The genus is not only one of the largest and most popular cultivated orchid genera, it is also a conglomeration of considerably distinct species that have given taxonomists serious problems. During the last 25 years many.
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Statistics. The Plant List includes 1,201 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Oncidium.Of these 324 are accepted species names. The Plant List includes a further 216 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Oncidium.We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are.
The Oncidium variety of orchids are becoming very popular for ease of growing and long lasting sprays of small, distinct flowers which often have unique color combinations and a pleasant fragrance. They will typically bloom once a year and can be grown in the home, as well as in a sheltered area in the garden. Oncidiums have been combined with Odontoglossum and other related orchid types.
Oncidium varicosum, Orchidaceae, Asparagales, Liliopsida, Magnoliophyta, Plantae- GENERAL INFORMATION OF PLANTS.
Oncidium (Psychopsis) papilio, total height 20 cm: Psychopsis papilio from Suriname: Psychopsis papilio, yellow form: Psychopsis papilio two on one spike.
Oncidium are referred to as the Dancing Lady orchid,and spray orchids among some florists. They are very varied and are easily hybridised with Odontoglossum. There are hundreds of thousands of excellent hybrids in the Oncidium alliance.Most species in the Oncidium genus are epiphytes, although some are lithophytes or terrestrials. They are widespread from northern Mexico, the Caribbean, and.
Oncidium varicosum, O. welteri Pabst and O. insigne (Rolfe) Christenson would then be the members of Ampliglossum, which are well supported as related to O. macronyx Rchb.f., for which Baptista (in Docha Neto et al., 2006) described Rhinocidium (Figs 2 and and3) 3) and Szlachetko (2006) later described Rhinocerotidium. The potential for confusion caused by differing generic concepts of these.
Oncidium incurvum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium. Contents(show) Description Plants blooms from summer to fall with 3.75 cm wide flowers. Flowers are slightly fragrant. Distribution Plants are found in the montane forest of Mexico and Nicaragua at elevations of 1300 to 2150 meters Culture Grow in cool to warm conditions with moderate to bright light. Water the plant right.