Odontoglossum gloriosum

Odm. gloriosum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Odontoglossum
Species: Odm. gloriosum
Binomial name
Odontoglossum gloriosum
Linden & Rchb. f. 1854

Odontoglossum gloriosum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Odontoglossum.


Plants bloom from spring to summer with up to 35 flowers. Flower are strongly fragrant and up to 7 cm wide.


Plants are found in the cloud forest of Colombia at elevations around 2000 to 2800 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 Glorious Odontoglossum


  1. Odontoglossum gloriosum var. flaviflorum Bockemühl 1989

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