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Yellow Oncidium

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    This is one I picked up in our society raffle last January labeled as Bllra. Big Shot 'Hilo Sparkle'. Obviously it wasn't that but I like cheap plants so took it anyway. I think its a species but there are so many similar ones I can't decide which. Any thoughts?

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    It's yellow for sure!

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    I think this is Oncidium flexuosum

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    So close maybe you nailed it.

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    It looks just like my Oncidium Sweet Sugar (it doesn't have a clonal name on the tag, just the grex), but as you said, it's a pretty typical yellow Oncidium, so there are a bunch that look very similar.

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    Definitely not Onc. flexosum; those are tiny. More like something I saw named Onc. Kandyan Dance, or something like that. Not sure of the spelling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yug View Post
    Definitely not Onc. flexosum; those are tiny. More like something I saw named Onc. Kandyan Dance, or something like that. Not sure of the spelling.
    I don't know Yug, IOSPE describes the flowers as being 3/4" to 1 1/2" [2 to 3 cm] across, These are about 1 1/4 so within that range.

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