Tolumnia scandens (Moir) Braem 1986


Photos by Fred Akerne

Part shade Cool LATER Spring

Common Name The Scandent Tolumnia

Flower Size

Found in Haiti at the base of bushes in lichen and plant debris at elevations of 1500 to 2000 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestro-epiphyte with a rhizome giving rise to a fan of narrow, semiterete, erect leaves that blooms in the later spring on a to 39" [to 100 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Oncidium scandens Moir 1969; Oncidium variegatum subsp. scandens (Moir) Withner 1980

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 64 #2 1995 Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 33 - 36 2057 - 2308 Brieger 1997 drawing fide/photo ok; Orchid Species Culture Oncidium/Odontoglossum Bakers 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 78 #6 2009 photo fide;