Oncidium cornigerum

Oncidium cornigerum

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

Oncidium cornigerum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.


Plants blooms in the summer and winter with up to eighty 2 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found in Espiritu Santo southward to Rio Grande Do Sul Brazil and Paraguay at elevations of 50 to 1200 meters


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.


Common name: The Horn Carrying Oncidium


  1. Baptistonia cornigera ( Lindl. ) Chiron & V.P.Castro 2004
  2. Oncidium chrysorhapis Rchb.f. 1888

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