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Orchid Species: Oncidium alexandrae

Oncidium alexandrae is an orchid species identified by (Bateman) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams in 2008.
Genus
Oncidium (Onc.)
Grex
alexandrae
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Bateman) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams
Year
2008
ORIGIN: From Colombia, found at altitudes of 2000 to 3000 meters in the western slopes of the Cordillera Oriental.

DESCRIPTION: A medium sized, cold growing epiphytic species has broadly ovoid or oblong-ovoid, ancipitous pseudobulbs carrying 2 apical, suberect, linear-lanceolate, acute, narrowing below into a long, narrow, conduplicate, petiole-like base leaves and has a varied blooming season, but most often in winter, with fragrant, variable in color and size flowers on an axillary, to 1 1/2' [45 cm] long, many [8 to 20] flowered inflorescence with a racememe at the upper third with a few short basal branches that comes from the side of the newest forming pseudobulb.

FLOWER SIZE: 3 to 4 inches [7.5 to 10 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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