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Oncidium planilabre

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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. planilabre
Alliance:
Binomial name
Oncidium planilabre
Lindl. 1851


Oncidium planilabre is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.

Description[]

Plants blooms in the summer with many 2.5 cm wide flowers.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing in the tropical forest of Nicaragua, Panama and western Ecuador at elevations of 0 to 2500 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 Flat-Lip Oncidium

Synonyms[]

  1. Oncidium aloisii Schltr. 1921
  2. Oncidium calobulbon Linden & Rchb.f. 1882
  3. Oncidium hirundo Rchb. f. 1857
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