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Oncidium flexuosum

Oncidium flexuosum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. flexuosum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Oncidium flexuosum
C.Loddiges 1820


Oncidium flexuosum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.

DescriptionEdit

Plants blooms from fall to winter with up to ten 3 cm wide neon yellow flowers

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in creeks and marshes in the montane forest of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay at elevations of 500 to 800 meters

CultureEdit

Grow in cool to warm 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.

NamingEdit

Common name: The Bent Oncidium, Dancing Doll

SynonymsEdit

  1. Ampliglossum flexuosum (Lodd.) Campacci 2006
  2. Coppensia flexuosa (Lodd.) Campacci, 2006
  3. Epidendrum lineatum Vell. 1831
  4. Oncidium flexuosum Sims 1821
  5. Oncidium haematochrysum Rchb.f 1849
  6. Oncidium haematoxanthum Rchb. f. ex Lindl. 1855
  7. Oncidium megalopterum Kraenzl. 1922

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