Cuitlauzina pendula

Cuitlauzina pendula

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

Cuitlauzina pendula is a species of Cuitlauzina.


Plant blooms in the late spring and fall with many 5 cm flowers. Flowers are fragrant with a lemony scent.


Plant is found in the oak and pine forest of Sinaloa, Jalisco and Michoacan states of Mexico at elevations of 1400 to 2200 meters.


Grow plants in cool to intermediate 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 plants in a well drain mix such as medium fir bark with perlite or charcoal and tree fern fibers.


Common Names: The Pendant Cuitlauzina


  1. Lichterveldia lindleyi Lem. 1855
  2. Odontoglossum citrosmum Lindley 1842
  3. Odontoglossum pendulum [La Llave & Lex.] Batem. 1888
  4. Oncidium citrosmum [Lindley]Beer 1854
  5. Oncidium galeottianum Drap. ?

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