|Copyright: Raimundo Mesquita (mesquens)
|Date Taken: 2015-12-06|
|Exposure: f/2.8, 1/80 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2015-12-06 6:37|
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|Oncidium fuscopetalum (Hoehne) Garay 1974 SECTION Synsepala |
Common Name The Dark-Brown Petal Oncidium
Flower Size.6" [1.5 cm]
Found in the hot lowlands of in Mato Grosso State Brazil as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with clustered, somewhat compressed, ridged pseudobulbs partially enveloped basally by 1 to 2 leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying 1 or 2 apical,dark green, strap-shaped, arching, acute leaves that blooms in the fall on an axillary, arching, to 12" [30 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence that arises on a newly matured pseudobulb.
Synonyms Alatiglossum fuscopetalum ( Hoehne ) Baptista 2006; Oncidium macropetalum var. fuscopetalum Hoehne 1910
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 33-6 1997; The Pictoral Encyclopedia of Oncidium Zelenko 2002; Orchids of The Brazilian Central Plateau Menezes 2004 photo fide; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 2 2007 photo as Alatiglossum fuscopetalum; Oncidium Vol 3 Koniger 2007 photo/drawing;
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- [2015-12-06 8:37]
Hi Raimundo,great capture of this beautiful orchid! A lot of flowers on this branch and a very good pic,very sharp and with magnificent bright colors,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
Beautiful Bokeh in the BG and I like the way you framed this beautiful colored Orchid. But, unfortunately most of the part is OOF and it's clearly visible. But composition is really nice to me.
Thanks for sharing with informative NOTE,