Specie: hybridum (2003)
spray orchids, oncidium, golden shower, butterfly orchid, dancing doll, dancing lady orchid.
Name in Latin: Orchidaceae
Name in English: Orchid
Origin: derived from the Greek word "onkos", meaning "swelling".Widespread from Mexico, Caribbean, parts of Florida to South America
Growth Habit: most are epiphytes, some are lithophytes or terrestrials. Characterized by presence of column wings, presence of callus on the lip, pseudobulbs with one to three leaves, basal bracts at the base.
Flower:shades of yellow, red, white, and pink. Petals are ruffled on the edges, long. Masses of tiny orchid flowers in thin, branching stems.
Blooming Period: available year round
Leaf: cylindrical leaves act as water reserve.
exotic arrangements, oriental design, en masse
Care and Handling
Lasting Quality: 1-2 weeks
Amount of water: moderate
Special handling: ethylene sensitive.
This is a complex, difficult genus, with many species being reclassified. Calls are made for splitting this genus into multiple genera. Is a genus that contains about 330 species of orchids.