Oncidium oliganthum

Oncidium oliganthum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. oliganthum
Binomial name
Oncidium oliganthum
[Rchb.f]L.O.Williams 1947

Oncidium oliganthum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.


Plants blooms from summer to fall with two 4 cm wide flowers


Plants are found growing in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Nicaragua at elevations of 1600 to 2200 meters


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: The Sparse-Blooming Oncidium


    • Odontoglossum oligantum Rchb.f 1856
  1. Odontoglossum purpusii Schlechter 1925
  2. Oncidium guatemalense Schlechter 1912

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