Oncidium aberrans Schltr. 1919 SECTION Paucituberculata Photos courtesy of Oliver Lenhard


Common Name The Deviating Oncidium

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Parana' State, Brazil in the coastal Atlantic mountains around 500 to 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with clustered, ovate, laterally compressed pseudobulbs partially enveloped basally by acute, leaflike sheaths and carrying a single, apical, strap-shaped, spreading, fleshy and bluntly pointed apically leaf and blooms on a slender, erect, 4.3" [11 cm] long, few to several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Grandiphyllum aberrans ( Schltr. ) Docha Neto 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 33-6 1997 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006; Oncidium vol 2 Koniger 2005 as Oncidium edwallii