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Oncidium tigrinum

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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. tigrinum
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Binomial name
Oncidium tigrinum
La Llave & Lex. 1825


Oncidium tigrinum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.

Description[]

Plants blooms from fall to winter with several 7.5 cm wide flowers.

Distribution[]

Plants are found in Jalisco and Michoacan ststes of Mexico at elevations of 1600 to 2500 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 Tiger Striped Oncidium

Synonyms[]

  1. Odontoglossum celsianum W.R.Gerard 1848
  2. Odontoglossum tigrinum (La Llave & Lex.) Lindl. 1852
  3. Oncidium barkeri Lindl. 1841; Oncidium ionosmum hort. ex Lindl. 1853
  4. Oncidium tigrinum var. elatum Lex 1825
  5. Oncidium tigrinum var. giganteum Lex. 1825
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