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Oncidium oliganthum

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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. oliganthum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Oncidium oliganthum
[Rchb.f]L.O.Williams 1947


Oncidium oliganthum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.

Description[]

Plants blooms from summer to fall with two 4 cm wide flowers

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Nicaragua at elevations of 1600 to 2200 meters

Culture[]

Grow in cool to intermediate 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 Sparse-Blooming Oncidium

Synonyms[]

    • Odontoglossum oligantum Rchb.f 1856
  1. Odontoglossum purpusii Schlechter 1925
  2. Oncidium guatemalense Schlechter 1912
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