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Oncidium ciliatum

Onc ciliatum.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. ciliatum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Oncidium ciliatum
Lindley 1833


Oncidium ciliatum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.

Description[]

Plants blooms from fall to winter with around fifteen 2.5 cm wide flowers.

Distribution[]

Plants are found in the swampy forest of northeastern Brazil

Culture[]

Grow in intermediate 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.

Varieties[]

Image Name Description
Oncidium ciliatum.jpg Oncidium ciliatum variant Sepals and petals are orange. Lip is yellow

Naming[]

Common name: The Fine Haired Oncidium

Synonyms[]

  1. Alatiglossum ciliatum ( Lindl. ) Baptista 2006
  2. Oncidium bahiense (Cogn.) Schltr.
  3. Oncidium barbatum auct. non Lindl.
  4. Oncidium barbatum var. labiosum Zimm. 1934
  5. Oncidium fimbriatum Hoffmsgg. non Lindl. 1843
  6. Onicidium reisii Hoehne & Schltr. 192
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