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Oncidium riograndense

Oncidium riograndense.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. riograndense
Alliance:
Binomial name
Oncidium riograndense
Cogn. 1906


Oncidium riograndense is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.

Description[]

Plants blooms in the fall with many 2 cm wide flowers.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing in Southern Brazil and northern Argentina

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.

Varieties[]

Image Name Description
Onc riograndense.jpg Oncidium riograndense variant Green sepals and petals with brown spots. Yellow lip with a red patch
Oncidium riograndense1.jpg Oncidium riograndense variant Yellow sepals and petals with a brown patch. Yellow lip with orange center
Oncidium riograndense2.jpg Oncidium riograndense variant Yellow sepals and petals with a brown streaks. Yellow lip with orange center and red patch
Oncidium riograndense3.jpg Oncidium riograndense variant Yellow sepals and petals with a brown spots. Yellow lip with brown patch

Naming[]

Common name:Riogrande Oncidium

Synonyms[]

  1. Baptistonia riograndense (Cogn.) Chiron & V.P.Castro 2004
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