Oncidium ciliatum

Onc ciliatum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. ciliatum
Binomial name
Oncidium ciliatum
Lindley 1833

Oncidium ciliatum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.


Plants blooms from fall to winter with around fifteen 2.5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found in the swampy forest of northeastern Brazil


Grow in intermediate 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.


Oncidium ciliatum Oncidium ciliatum variant Sepals and petals are orange. Lip is yellow


Common name: The Fine Haired Oncidium


  1. Alatiglossum ciliatum ( Lindl. ) Baptista 2006
  2. Oncidium bahiense (Cogn.) Schltr.
  3. Oncidium barbatum auct. non Lindl.
  4. Oncidium barbatum var. labiosum Zimm. 1934
  5. Oncidium fimbriatum Hoffmsgg. non Lindl. 1843
  6. Onicidium reisii Hoehne & Schltr. 192

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