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Oncidium sphacelatum,

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Cymbidieae
Subtribus: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Oncidium sphacelatum

Oncidium sphacelatum Lindl., Sert. Orchid.: t. 48 (1841)

Oncidium sphacelatum var. majus Lindl., Sert. Orchid.: t. 48 (1841)
Oncidium sphacelatum var. minus Lindl., Sert. Orchid.: t. 48 (1841)
Oncidium stenostalix Rchb.f. ex Kraenzl. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 50(80): 263 (1922)
Oncidium sphacelatum f. xanthinum Roeth & O.Gruss, Die Orchidee (Hamburg) 57: 618 (2006)
Oncidium schrautianum Königer, Arcula 18: 415 (2009)


Lindley, J. (1838) Sertum Orchidaceum sub. t. 48.
Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.W. & Rasmussen, F.N. (eds.) 2014. Genera Orchidacearum Volume 5: Epidendroideae (Part two); page 308 ff., Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-850713-0
Govaerts, R. et al. 2012. Oncidium sphacelatum in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2012 Oct. 25. Reference page. 2012. Oncidium sphacelatum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2012 Oct. 25.
International Plant Names Index. 2012. Oncidium sphacelatum. Published online. Accessed: 25. Oct. 2012.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Oncidium sphacelatum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Regional: Mexico
Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest.
Continental: Southern America
Regional: Central America'
Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua.
Regional: Northern South America

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Oncidium sphacelatum is a species of orchid ranging from Mexico to Central America, southeastern Venezuela. It is known as Kandyan dancer orchid in Sri Lanka due to its resemblance like Kandyan dancer.[1]

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