Oncidium gardneri

Oncidium gardneri

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. gardneri
Binomial name
Oncidium gardneri
Lindl. 1843

Oncidium gardneri is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.


Plants blooms in the summer with many 5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found in the forest of southern Brazil


Grow in cool to intermediate 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: Gardner's Oncidium


  1. Oncidium elegantissimum Rchb. f. 1877
  2. Oncidium flabelliferum Paxt. 1849
  3. Oncidium forbesio-dasytele Rolfe ?
  4. Oncidium gardnerianum hort. 1880
  5. Oncidium pectorale var. caloglossum (Rchb.f.) Cogn.1905
  6. Oncidium pectorale var. larkinianum (Gower) Cogn. 1905
  7. Oncidium × praestans Rchb.f. 1880
  8. Oncidium praetextum Morr. ?

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