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Oncidium peltiforme

Oncidium peltiforme

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. peltiforme
Alliance:
Binomial name
Oncidium peltiforme
Königer 1999


Oncidium peltiforme is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.

DescriptionEdit

Plants blooms from summer to fall with eight to fifteen 2.5 cm flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in Ecuador at elevations around 1600 meters.

CultureEdit

Grow in intermediate to warm 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.

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Onc peltiforme Oncidium peltiforme variant Sepals and petals are brown, lip is purple

NamingEdit

Common name:The Shield or Dish-Shaped Oncidium

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