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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresOncidium Sugar Babies

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Glossary
labellum
A highly modified petal that functions to aid the pollination of orchid flowers.
Often called the "Lip", the labellum gives orchid flowers the lop-sided look.
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labellum
A highly modified petal that functions to aid the pollination of orchid flowers.
Often called the "Lip", the labellum gives orchid flowers the lop-sided look.
Hide
labellum
A highly modified petal that functions to aid the pollination of orchid flowers.
Often called the "Lip", the labellum gives orchid flowers the lop-sided look.
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Oncidium Sugar Babies

Flower
Family Orchidaceae
Name Oncidium Sugar Babies
Abbreviation Onc.
Common Name Dancing Girl Orchid
Hybrid Formula
Oncidium (altissimum × sarcodes) × sphacelatum
Etymology
Oncidium From Greek onkos meaning barb or hook, referring to the swollen callus of the labellum.
altissimus From Latin altissimus meaning most high.
sarcodes From Greek sarka meaning flesh.

  See also:  Oncidium

This Oncidium hybrid is very vigourous, producing a huge multi-branched spike of flowers in the Autumn. The yellow flowers have particularly prominent labellum.


Flower Spike

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