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Orchid Species: Oncidium berenyce

Kew currently accepted name is Tolumnia guttata

Oncidium berenyce is an orchid species identified by Rchb.f. in 1862. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Tolumnia guttata.
Oncidium (Onc.)
ORIGIN: Found in Jamaica from the lowlands at elevations of sea-level to 300 meters or more.

DESCRIPTION: Miniature sized, hot to cool growing, equitant epiphyte with tufts of 4 or more, triquetrous, sharp edged, linear-ligulate, sulcate leaves arranged in a fan that blooms in the summer on a erect, dark purple, to 2' [30 to 60 cm] long, racemose or sparsely branched, many successively flowered inflorescence. This species also prefers a cork mount in bright light with hot to cool temperatures and high humidity.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 inch [2 to 2.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Tolumnia Tolu tetrapetala 1986 (Jacq.) Braem
Add+ Tolumnia Tolu berenyce 1986 (Rchb.f.) Braem
Add+ Tolumnia Tolu guttata 1994 (L.) Nir
Add+ Epidendrum Epi tetrapetalum 1760 Jacq.
Add+ Oncidium Onc apiculatum 1969 Moir
Add+ Oncidium Onc boydii 1855 Lindl.
Add+ Oncidium Onc cuneatum 1821 Scheidw.
Add+ Oncidium Onc cuneilabium 1969 Moir
Add+ Oncidium Onc guttatum 1863 (L.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Oncidium Onc intermedium 1838 Bertero ex Spreng.
Add+ Oncidium Onc pauciflorum 1821 Lindl.
Add+ Oncidium Onc tetrapetalum 1805 (Jacq.) Willd.
Add+ Oncidium Onc tricolor 1844 Hook.
Add+ Tolumnia Tolu apiculata 1986 (Moir) Braem
Add+ Tolumnia Tolu cuneilabia 1986 (Moir) Braem
Add+ Xaritonia Xar elegans 1838 Raf.
Add+ Tolumnia Tolu cunelabia
Add+ Cymbidium Cym guttatum 1805 (L.) Willd.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym tetrapetalum 1799 (Jacq.) Sw.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi acinaciforme 1833 Pav. ex Lindl.
Add+ Oncidium Onc quadripetalum 1800 Sw.
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Onc. tetrapetalum 'Downs' Delight' (1990)
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