Oncidium ornithorhynchum

Oncidium ornithorhynchum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. ornithorhynchum
Binomial name
Oncidium ornithorhynchum
H.B.K. 1815

Oncidium ornithorhynchum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.


Plants blooms in the winter with many 2 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found from Mexico to Colombia at elevations up to 1500 meters


Grow in cool to warm conditions with moderate to bright light. Water the plant right before the potting mix starts to dry. Reduce watering during the winter. Plants should be potted in a well drain medium such as medium fir bark. Plant can be mounted


Common name: The Birds Beak Oncidium

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