Odontoglossum sceptrum

Odm. sceptrum

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

Odontoglossum sceptrum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Odontoglossum.


Plants blooms in the spring with around sixteen 7.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are slightly fragrant.


Plants are found in the cloud forest of Colombia at elevations around 2350 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 Sceptre Bearing Odontoglossum


  1. Odontoglossum masereelianum Rchb.f. 1888
  2. Odontoglossum sceptrum var. masereelianum (Rchb.f.) Bockemühl 1987
  3. Odontoglossum schlimii Linden & Rchb.f. 1854

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