Cuitlauzina pulchella

Cuitlauzina pulchella

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Cuitlauzina
Species: Cu. pulchella
Binomial name
Cuitlauzina pulchella
(Bateman ex Lindl.) Dressler & N.H.Williams 2003

Cuitlauzina pulchella is a species of Cuitlauzina.


Plant blooms from fall to winter with four to ten 4 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found in the montane forests of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica at elevations of 1200 to 2600 meters


Grow plants in cool to intermediate temperatures in partial shade to bright light. Water plant when mix drys. During the winter give plants a slight dryout between waterings. Water approximately once a week. Pot plants in a well drain mix such as medium fir bark with perlite or charcoal and tree fern fibers.


Common Names: The Beautiful Cuitlauzina


  1. Cuitlauzina pulchella (Bateman ex Lindl.) Dressler & N.H. Williams ?
  2. Odontoglossum pulchellum Bateman ex Lindley 1841
  3. Osmoglossum pulchellum (Bateman ex Lindl.) Schltr. 1916
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