Odontoglossum nobile

Odm. nobile

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Odontoglossum
Species: Odm. nobile
Binomial name
Odontoglossum nobile
Rchb. f. 1849

Odontoglossum nobile is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Odontoglossum.


Plants bloom in the spring with several fragrant 6.5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found in the cloud forest of Colombia at elevaions of 2000 to 2400 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 Grand Odontoglossum


  1. Odontoglossum nobile var. leucoxanthum (Rchb.f.) Bockemühl 1987
  2. Odontoglossum nobile var. veitchianum (Rchb.f.) Bockemühl 1987
  3. Odontoglossum pescatorei Linden ex Lindl. 1852-3
  4. Odontoglossum pescatorei var. leucoxanthum Rchb.f. in ?
  5. Oncidium pescatorii Beer 1854

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