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Oncidium maculatum

Oncidium maculatum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. maculatum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Oncidium maculatum
[Lindley]Lindley 1841


Oncidium maculatum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.

DescriptionEdit

Plants blooms from winter to early summer with several 5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the lower montane forest in Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras at elevations of 1100 to 2000 meters

CultureEdit

Grow in cool 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.

NamingEdit

Common name: The Spotted Oncidium

SynonymsEdit

  1. Cyrtochilum leuchochilum Linden ex Morren 1855
  2. Cyrtochilum maculatum Lindley 1838
  3. Cyrtochilum grandiflorum Lodd. 1844
  4. Odontoglossum johnsonorum L.O.Williams 1954
  5. Odontoglossum lindleyi Gal. 1852
  6. *Odontoglossum maculatum Lindl. 1824
  7. Oncidium funereum La Llave & Lex 1825
  8. Oncidium lintriculus Kraenzl. 1922
  9. Oncidium psittacinum Linden 1855
  10. Oncidium sawyeri L.O. Williams 1951
  11. Oncidium tigrinum Lindl 1855

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