Oncidium tigrinum

Oncidium tigrinum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. tigrinum
Binomial name
Oncidium tigrinum
La Llave & Lex. 1825

Oncidium tigrinum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.


Plants blooms from fall to winter with several 7.5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found in Jalisco and Michoacan ststes of Mexico at elevations of 1600 to 2500 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 Tiger Striped Oncidium


  1. Odontoglossum celsianum W.R.Gerard 1848
  2. Odontoglossum tigrinum (La Llave & Lex.) Lindl. 1852
  3. Oncidium barkeri Lindl. 1841; Oncidium ionosmum hort. ex Lindl. 1853
  4. Oncidium tigrinum var. elatum Lex 1825
  5. Oncidium tigrinum var. giganteum Lex. 1825

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