Brassia signata

Brassia signata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Brassia
Species: Brs. signata
Binomial name
Brassia signata
Rchb. f. 1881

Brassia signata is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Brassia.


Plants bloom from spring to summer with two to ten 10 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found growing on oak trees in Guerrero and Oaxaca states of Mexico at elevations around 1200 to 2200 meters


Grow in cool to intermediate conditions with moderate 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.


Common name: The Marked Brassia


  1. Brassia mexicana C.Schweinf. 1950
  2. Oncidium signatum Rchb. f. 1881

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