Odontoglossum armatum

Odm. armatum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Odontoglossum
Species: Odm. armatum
Binomial name
Odontoglossum armatum
Rchb. f. 1877

Odontoglossum armatum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Odontoglossum.


Plants bloom in the fall with four to six 5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found in the wet montane cloud forest of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 2300 to 3500 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 Armed Odontoglossum


  1. Odontoglossum portmannii var. cohrsiae Bockemühl 1988

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