Heteranthocidium hirtzii is an orchid species identified by (Dodson) Szlach. & Kolan. in 2015. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Oncidium echinops.
ORIGIN: Found in Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 1500 to 2000 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Small sized, cool growing epiphyte with very narrowly conical, laterally compressed pseudobulbs partially enveloped basally by several distichous, imbricating leaf sheaths and carrying a single, apical, lanceolate, acute, conduplicate below into the narrow, elongate, petiole-like base leaves that blooms in the winter on a 24 to 39 [60 to 100 cm] long, arching, many flowered inflorescence that is shortly paniculate with branches that branch again and each carry several abortive flowers and a single apical viable flower.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.6 inches [1.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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