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Oerstedella (Orstdl)

Epidendroideae. (onkos: swelling) Used to be Epidendrum.
About 30 species. Wet mountain forest of Central America, mostly in Costa Rica and Panama. Epiphytes.

Orstdl. Centradenium (species)
Costa Rica and Panama
Flower size: 1 1/2" (4 cm)

Orstdl. Pumila (species) (Fragrant)
Panama, Costa Rica
Flower size: 1/4" (0.6 cm)

Orstdl. Schumanniana (species)
Panama, Costa Rica
Flower size: 1" (2.5 cm)

Orstdl. Wallisii (species)
Ecuador, Columbia, Panama
Flower size: 2" (5 cm)

Oncidium (Onc.)

Vandoideae. Dancing Ladies (onkos: swelling)
About 330 species. Usually seasonally dry areas in N. Mexico, Carribeans, S. Florida and S. America.
Mostly epiphytes, some lithophytes and terrestrials.
Column wings; callus on the lip; pseduobulb with 1 to 3 leaves. Sympodial growth.

Onc. Incurvum (species)
Flower size: 1" (2.5 cm)

Onc. Rabbit Ear "Hob along"

Onc. "Sweet Sugar"
(Dancing Ladies orchid)

Onc. unknown

Onc. Jiuhbao Gold "Tainan"
Flower size: 3" (7.5 cm)

Onc. Sherry Baby
(Onc. Jamie Sutton X Onc. Honolulu)
Fragrant: chocalate and vanilla scent
Flower size: 1.5" (3.8 cm) x 1' (2.5 cm)

Onc. Butterfly
( Onc. Papilio x Onc. Sanderae)


(octo: eight; meros: parts) Epidendroideae.
About 200 species. Tropical America, most in Brazil.
Epiphytes. 8 pollinia

Ornithophora (Orpha.)

(ornis: bird; phoros: bearing)
Only 1 epiphytic species from Brazil. Pseudobulb.

Octomeria gehrtii (species)

Orpha. radicans (species)
Flower size: 3/8" (1 cm)

Oeceoclades (Oecl.)

Oeceoclades Spathulifera

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