Odontoglossum luteopurpureum

Odm. luteopurpureum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Odontoglossum
Species: Odm. luteopurpureum
Binomial name
Odontoglossum luteopurpureum
Lindl. 1846

Odontoglossum luteopurpureum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Odontoglossum.


Plants bloom in spring to summer with 10 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found in the wet montane cloud Colombia at elevations of 2000 to 3000 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 hystrix Bateman 1864
  2. Odontoglossum radiatum Rchb.f. 1865
  3. Oncidium luteopurpureum (Lindl.) Beer 1854

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