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Orchid Species: Baptistonia velteniana

Kew currently accepted name is Gomesa velteniana

Baptistonia velteniana is an orchid species identified by V.P.Castro & Chiron in 2005. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Gomesa velteniana.
Genus
Baptistonia (Bapt.)
Grex
velteniana
Parents
Species
Author
V.P.Castro & Chiron
Year
2005
ORIGIN: Found in Espirito Santo Brazil in montane rainforest at elevations of 500 to 700 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with elongate, fusiform pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 2 apical, erect, obovate to elliptic, acute leaves that blooms in the summer on an axillary, basal, paniculate, shortly few branched, erect to arching, several flowered inflorescence.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.4 inches [1 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Gomesa Gom velteniana 2009 (V.P.Castro & Chiron) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams
Add+ Oncidium Onc veltenianum 2005 (V.P.Castro & Chiron) Königer
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