Oncidium sarcodes

Oncidium sarcodes

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. sarcodes
Binomial name
Oncidium sarcodes
Lindl. 1849

Oncidium sarcodes is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.


Plants blooms in the spring with many 5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found in the rainforest of Parana, Sao Paulo, Minas Gerais and Rio de Janiero states of Brazil at elevations around 50 meters


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.


Common name: The Fleshy Oncidium


  1. Baptistonia sarcodes (Lindl.) Chiron & V.P.Castro 2004
  2. Oncidium rigbyanum Paxt. 1849

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