Heteranthocidium pollardii is an orchid species identified by (Dodson & Hágsater) Szlach. in 2006. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Oncidium iricolor.
ORIGIN: Found in Oaxaca state of Mexico in mixed tropical montane forests at elevations around 1000 to 1700 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with ovate, laterally compressed, ancipitous pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, oblong-lanceolate, obtuse leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, loose, 16 to 24 [40 to 60 cm] long, many flowered, paniculate inflorescence with 6 to 8 branches, each carrying 2 to 4 scentless flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.8 inches [2 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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