Oncidium deltoideum

Oncidium deltoideum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. deltoideum
Binomial name
Oncidium deltoideum
Lindl. 1837

Oncidium deltoideum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.


Plants blooms in the spring with six to twelve 1.5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found in Ecuador and Peru at elevations around 1800 to 2100 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.


Common name: The Delta-Like Oncidium


  1. Cyrtochilum deltoideum (Lindl.) Kraenzl. 1917

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