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This is a discussion on orchid without a name within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; It looks like an Oncidium. Do somebody knows the name?...

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    It looks like an Oncidium. Do somebody knows the name?
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    wow, that is stunning! no clue what it is...

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    Looks like little angels. Sorry can't ID it though.

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    Sorry cant help with the ID but thats a cool flower, i like the shape =)

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    Wont be able to help with the ID, but I like it.

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    That shape is so strange!! Cool bloom.

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    I'm trying to identify the parts of the flower. If the larger parts are sepals, then I see one straight up, two up and to the sides, and one that's split heading down--or two. I think the column is the smaller part heading up, and the lip is made up of the brighter yellow heading down along with the smaller yellow wings going off to the sides. But then the count is off, so a couple of the sepals must be petals. Can anyone straighten me out on this?

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    It does look somewhat like an oncidium, but with SOMETHING else mixed in. Love the shape & the colors! It's lovely, no matter the name...Betty :-)

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    Oncidum longipes, or something very similar. This species has the lateral sepals joined for about half the length - somewhat unusual and distinctive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Janet View Post
    I'm trying to identify the parts of the flower. If the larger parts are sepals, then I see one straight up, two up and to the sides, and one that's split heading down--or two. I think the column is the smaller part heading up, and the lip is made up of the brighter yellow heading down along with the smaller yellow wings going off to the sides. But then the count is off, so a couple of the sepals must be petals. Can anyone straighten me out on this?
    One sepal straight up, two partly fused sepals downward. In most oncidiums they are not fused and angle out to the sides more. Two petals out to the sides. You have correctly identifed the column and lip. The lip is a modified petal.

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