Oncidium brunleesianum

Oncidium brunleesianum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. brunleesianum
Binomial name
Oncidium brunleesianum
Rchb.f. 1878

Oncidium brunleesianum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.


Plants blooms in the winter with six 2 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found in the forest of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at elevations of 50 to 1200 meters


Grow in cool to warm conditions with moderate to bright 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. Plants can also be mounted.


Common name:The Hedge Hog Oncidium


  1. Baptistonia echinata Barb. Rodr. 1877
  2. Epidendrum tetrapetalum Vell. 1831
  3. Oncidium echinatum Cogn. 1902
  4. Oncidium vellozoanum Pabst 1957

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