Odontoglossum tenue

Odm. tenue

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Odontoglossum
Species: Odm. tenue
Binomial name
Odontoglossum tenue
Cogn. 1895

Odontoglossum tenue is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Odontoglossum.


Plants bloom in the summer with six to seven 4.5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing on trees in the cloud forest of Ecuador and Peru 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 Delicate Odontoglossum


  1. Odontoglossum sapphiratum Rchb.f. ex Bockemühl in ?

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