Odontoglossum epidendroides

Odm. epidendroides

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Odontoglossum
Species: Odm. epidendroides
Binomial name
Odontoglossum epidendroides
Kunth 1816

Odontoglossum epidendroides is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Odontoglossum.


Plants bloom from spring to summer with many 3.5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found in the cloud forest of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 1100 to 3100 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 Yellow-Purple Odontoglossum


  1. Odontoglossum lacerum Lindl. 1838
  2. Oncidium epidendroides (Kunth) Beer 1854

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