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Odontoglossum praestans

Odm. praestans

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


Odontoglossum praestans is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Odontoglossum.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom in the spring with six to nine 4 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in montane forests from Colombia to Peru at an elevation of 1600 to 2000 meters

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common name: The Outstanding Odontoglossum

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