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Oncidium ansiferum

Oncidium ansiferum.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. ansiferum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Oncidium ansiferum
Rchb.f. 1852


Oncidium ansiferum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.

Description[]

Plants blooms from winter to spring with several 2.5 cm wide flowers..

Distribution[]

Plants are found in the montane forest of Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 50 to 2500 meters

Culture[]

Grow in cool to warm conditions with moderate to bright light. Water the plant right before the potting mix starts to dry. Plants should be potted in a well drain medium such as medium fir bark.

Naming[]

Common name: The Handle-Bearing Oncidium

Synonyms[]

  1. Oncidium delumbe Lindl. 1855
  2. Oncidium hieroglyphicum Rchb. f. & Warsz. 1854
  3. Oncidium lankesteri Ames 1923
  4. Oncidium naranjense Schltr. 1923
  5. Oncidium tenue Lindl. 1852
  6. Oncidium tenue var. grandiflorum Lindl. 1852
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