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Oncidium riograndense
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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. riograndense
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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
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Oncidium riograndense variant Green sepals and petals with brown spots. Yellow lip with a red patch
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Oncidium riograndense variant Yellow sepals and petals with a brown patch. Yellow lip with orange center
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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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