Cuitlauzina pendula plate
Cu. pendula from
Lindenia Iconographie des Orchidées

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Cuitlauzina
La Llave & Lex. 1825
Type Species
Cuitlauzina pendula

Cuitlauzina is a genus that consist of 6 species.


The genus is distributed through Mexico through Panama.


Pseudobulbs have up to two leaves. Flowers have a footless column and two hard pollinas.


Grow plants in cool to warm temperatures in partial shade to bright light. Water plant when mix drys. During the winter give plants a slight dryout between waterings. Water approximately once a week. Pot with medium fir bark.


The genus is named King Cuitlahuazin of Mexico

Species Edit

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