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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Oncidium varicosum - Dancing Lady Orchid



Scientific name: Oncidium varicosum ‘Baldwin’ X Brassidium Aloha ‘Elizabeth’ *
Synonyms:
Oncidium rogersii Bateman,
Oncidium euxanthinum Rchb.f.,
Oncidium geraense Barb.Rodr.

Common name: Dancing Lady Orchid

Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: Brazil to Argentinga **

Category: Epiphytic plant
Photo Taken at: The Secret Garden of 1-Utama


References:
* name information obtained from Ooi Leng Sun Orchids Nursery & Laboratory, link here.
** Wikipedia



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11 comments:

  1. So beautiful! they are quiet commonly grown here .

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  2. optimally amazing.
    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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  3. Beautiful photo. I love orchids. They're not always so happy in my apartment, but I do try...

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  4. So delicate, and brilliant with that spash of yellow and brown.

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  5. How beautiful they are, and they have an interesting name too.
    I love orchids too.

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  6. Stunning, certainly lives up to its name.

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  7. Beautiful. My Dancing lady already gone :( Quite common last time, but now is quite difficult to find the original Dancing Lady.

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  8. Lovely colors and details.

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  9. That's not the right identification btw.

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    1. Mr Botany Boey, Oh, this is not the correct ID? please let me know the correct botanical name, and I'll update my blog. Thanks!

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Yay! You like flowers too.

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