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Odontoglossum astranthum

Odm. astranthum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Odontoglossum
Species: Odm. astranthum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Odontoglossum astranthum
Linden & Rchb. f. 1867


Odontoglossum astranthum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Odontoglossum.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from late winter to summer with six to twelve 4 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in Ecuador at elevations of 2000 to 2500 meters

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common name: The star shaped Odontoglossum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Collare-Stuartense astranthum (Linden & Rchb. f.) Senghas & Bockemühl 1997
  2. Odontoglossum loxense F. Lehm. & Kraenzl. 1899

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