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Glossary

Oncidium Alliance

Oncidium or Dancing Girl Orchid comes from South America. There is a large variety of form and colour.

Oncidium alliance is a big group of species and hybrids that come primarily from the following genera:

  • Brassia
  • Cochlioda
  • Gomesa
  • Miltonia
  • Odontoglossum
  • Oncidium

There is a lot of taxonomic work being carried out right now and it is likely that plant names will change.


Ada keiliana
Ada keiliana has a scent reminiscent of coconut. It comes from intermediate elevation forests of Colombia and Venezuela. [More...]
Aspasia lunata
Aspasia lunata originates from intermediate elevation forests of Brazil, typically growing on trees that overhang rivers. A strong grower, it will quickly grow into large plants. The flowers are produced in the spring on mature growths. [More...]

Gomesa crispa
Gomesa is a genus of small orchids originating from Brazil, with flattened pseudobulbs. Gomesa crispa produces two racemes with hundreds of small yellow flowers per pseudobulb. [More...]
Oncidium Sugar Babies
This Oncidium hybrid is very vigourous, producing a huge multi-branched spike of flowers in the Autumn. The yellow flowers have particularly prominent labellum. [More...]

Tolumnia
The genus Tolumnia was split from Oncidium, taking with it all species that have equitant leaves. It has no pseudobulbs and likes a humid environment. The roots need excelent drainage and the plant is best grown mounted on a raft. [More...]

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