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Oncidium leucochilum

Oncidium leucochilum.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. leucochilum
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Binomial name
Oncidium leucochilum
Lindley 1837


Oncidium leucochilum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.

Description[]

Plants blooms in spring or fall with seven to ten 3 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant with a spicy scent.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing from Mexico, to Guatemala and Honduras at elevation of 2000 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: White-Lipped Oncidium

Synonyms[]

  1. Cyrtochilum leucochilum (Bateman ex Lindl.) Planch. 1849
  2. Oncidium digitatum Lindley 1842
  3. Oncidium polychromum Scheidw. 1844
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