Oncidium

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    Oncidium @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)

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    Oncidium @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)

Basic information

Flower Name
Oncidium
Formal Name
Oncidium hybrids
Alias
butterfly orchid, golden shower orchid
Habitat
Latin America
Morph
permanent orchid of evergreen perennials

Comment

Oncidium (Scientific name: Oncidium hybrids) is a native of Latin America and is a permanent orchid of evergreen perennials of the family Orchidaceae. Bloom bright red flowers with long butterfly shaped elongated stems. A lot of garden cultivars have been bred and many flower colors. Also called 'dancing-lady orchid', 'butterfly orchid', or 'golden shower orchid'. The representative variety "Oncidium Aloha Iwanaga" seems to be one of the florets wearing a red vest in a yellow long dress. The genus "Oncidium" is derived from "onkos" in Greek and is due to the raised base of the lip. The representative variety "Oncidium Aloha Iwanaga" seems to be one of the florets wearing a red vest in a yellow long dress. The genus "Oncidium" is derived from "onkos" in Greek and is due to the raised base of the lip. The language of flowers is "good-heartedness".

Common name: Oncidium, Scientific name: Oncidium hybrids, aka: dancing- Lady orchid, Butterfly Orchid, golden shower orchid, Place of origin: Latin America, Plant length: 20 to 150 cm, flower shape: whole flower or conical shape, flowering period: November to April, also irregularly Flowering, flower size: 1.5 to 10 cm, flower number of one flower stem: several to several tens to hundreds, Flower color: yellow (representative color) · brown · peach · white · orange · red · tea, and their single color · multiple color · variegated.

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Orchidaceae
Genus
Oncidium
Species
O. hybrids
Meanings
Good natured
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Orchid
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Greenhouse
Color
Red, Pink, Brown, Violet, Orange, Yellow, Cream, White
Season
JanFebMarAprNovDec
Height
20 ~ 150 [cm]
Diameter
1.5 ~ 10

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