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Oncidium Orchids ( Onc )

Oncidium Orchid Flower

A epiphytic species, Oncidium Orchids have long lasting flowers and are a large group of orchids often refried to as the Oncidium alliance they all belong to the Oncidinae group. Sometimes referred to as the 'dancing lady' orchid, and this refers to the structure of the flower and its appearance

So although Oncidium is the natural genus we also have Aliceara, Bakerara,Brassia, Colmanara and Vuylstekeara to name a few.

A few generalisations are made about Oncidiums (Onc) in that they are yellow, true to some extent however reds, orange, white and even brown flowers are readily available. Originally from Central America through to Brazil and Venezuela.