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  Oncidium 'Golden Wish'
  Family Name : Orchidaceae

  Common Names : Dancing Lady Orchid

 
Dancing Lady Orchid
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Shrub (Herbaceous; Creeper; Trailing), Epiphyte
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
      Mode of Nutrition :
      Autotrophic
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      [Others]: Epiphytic orchid, intergeneric hybrid. Sympodial growth habit, roots and leaves sprout from rhizome. Thickened green pseudobulb present, stores water and food for plant.Flowers yellow, large lip, long-lasting. Borne on long, branched, arching spikes. Known as spray orchid in floristry industry.Prefers bright light, consistently moist conditions, warm day and cooler nights.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      Cut / Dried Flower
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Flowers
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Well-Drained Soils, Poor Infertile Soils, Shallow Media (8 -10cm), Easy to Grow
      Landscape Uses :
      Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting
      Thematic Landscaping :
      Golden Garden
  • Fauna, Pollination & Dispersal
    • Seed / Spore Dispersal :
      Abiotic (Explosive Dehiscence)
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Semi-Shade
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
      Plant Growth Rate :
      Moderate
      Maintenance Requirements :
      Moderate
      Propagation Method :
      Seed
  • Foliar
    • Foliage Retention :
      Evergreen
      Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green
      Mature Foliage Texture(s) :
      Smooth
      Foliar Margin :
      Entire
      Typical Foliar Area :
      Notophyll ( 20.25cm2 - 45 cm2 )
  • Non-Foliar & Storage
    • Stem Type & Modification :
      Herbaceous
      Root Type :
      Underground (Fibrous Root), Aboveground (Aerial Root)
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower & Plant Sexuality :
      Bisexual Flowers
      Flower Colour(s) :
      Brown, Red, Yellow / Golden
      Flowering Opening Time :
      Time-Independent
      Flower Lifespan On Plant :
      Several Weeks
      Flowering Habit :
      Polycarpic
  • Fruit, Seed & Spore
    • Mature Fruit Colour(s) [Angiosperms & Gymnosperms] :
      Black
      Fruit Classification :
      Simple Fruit
      Fruit Type :
      Dehiscent Dry Fruit

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