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Oncidium oliganthum

Oncidium oliganthum

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


Oncidium oliganthum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.

DescriptionEdit

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

DistributionEdit

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

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common name: The Sparse-Blooming Oncidium

SynonymsEdit

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

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