Odontoglossum cruentum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Odontoglossum.
Plants bloom in the spring with six to eight 5 cm wide flowers.
Plants are found in the wet montane forest of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 1800 to 2550 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.
|Odontoglossum cruentum variant||Sepals and petals are yellow with red brown patches, lip is red with a yellow edge.|
Common name: The Blood-Red Odontoglossum
- Odontoglossum hrubyanum Rchb. f. 1888