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==Culture==
 
==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.
 
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.
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==Varieties==
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|[[Image:Onc riograndense.jpg|100px]]
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|Oncidium riograndense variant
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|Green sepals and petals with brown spots. Yellow lip with a red patch
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|[[Image:Oncidium riograndense1.jpg|100px]]
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|Oncidium riograndense variant
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|Yellow sepals and petals with a brown patch. Yellow lip with orange center
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|[[Image:Oncidium riograndense2.jpg|100px]]
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|Oncidium riograndense variant
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|Yellow sepals and petals with a brown streaks. Yellow lip with orange center and red patch
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|[[Image:Oncidium riograndense3.jpg|100px]]
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|Oncidium riograndense variant
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|Yellow sepals and petals with a brown spots. Yellow lip with brown patch
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==Naming==
 
==Naming==

Latest revision as of 03:33, 17 August 2009

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