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Oncidium Quedlinburg

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    Oncidium - as all these Odontoglossum intergenerics are nowadays - Quedlinburg. A very large flower - 11cm natural spread. But not too many flowers - not sure where that comes from in its mixed parentage. maybe it needs growing to be a much bigger plant first.
    Unusual , among yellow flowered odontoglossum types in that the flowers do not fade, but keep their brightness, so well worth having.

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    No awards for this, so no flower count comparison there, but based on ancestry it does seem like it should be capable of more flowers than I see here. But definitely a keeper with that color and size. Oncostele (Ons.) though, not Oncidium. One ancestor went from Odontoglossum to Rhynchostele and never got swept up with the Oncidium broom.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaphMadMan View Post
    One ancestor went from Odontoglossum to Rhynchostele and never got swept up with the Oncidium broom.
    Aha, yes - that was Odontoglossum bictoniense, as we used to call it . Named for the orchid collection at Bicton House - a big country estate in South Devon ( South -west UK ) . Now I think a local authority home for problem kids ! By coincidence, I drove past it last week , on my way to a walking holiday on the moors. Not that I can see anything of O.bict' here !

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    So well worth having indeed Geoff. Thanks for sharing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dorsetman View Post
    Not that I can see anything of O.bict' here !
    Agreed. 3 generations back and not a clear trace to be seen here. Maybe it contributes to the non-fading characteristic though.

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    Wow....very striking congrats Geoff.

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    Spectacular!!!
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    Very eye catching!

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