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Oncidium maculatum

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. maculatum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Oncidium maculatum
[Lindley]Lindley 1841


Oncidium maculatum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.

Description[]

Plants blooms from winter to early summer with several 5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing in the lower montane forest in Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras at elevations of 1100 to 2000 meters

Culture[]

Grow in cool 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 Spotted Oncidium

Synonyms[]

  1. Cyrtochilum leuchochilum Linden ex Morren 1855
  2. Cyrtochilum maculatum Lindley 1838
  3. Cyrtochilum grandiflorum Lodd. 1844
  4. Odontoglossum johnsonorum L.O.Williams 1954
  5. Odontoglossum lindleyi Gal. 1852
  6. *Odontoglossum maculatum Lindl. 1824
  7. Oncidium funereum La Llave & Lex 1825
  8. Oncidium lintriculus Kraenzl. 1922
  9. Oncidium psittacinum Linden 1855
  10. Oncidium sawyeri L.O. Williams 1951
  11. Oncidium tigrinum Lindl 1855
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