Rossioglossum insleayi

Rossioglossum insleayi

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Rossioglossum
Species: R. insleayi
Binomial name
Rossioglossum insleayi
(Barker ex Lindl.) Garay & G.C. Kenn. 1976

Rossioglossum insleayi is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Rossioglossum.


Plants bloom from fall to winter with five to ten 9 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found in the oak and pine forest of Mexico


Grow plants in cool to intermediate temperatures in partial shade to bright light. Water plant when mix drys. During the winter give plants a slight dryout between waterings. Water approximately once a week. Pot with medium fir bark.


Common name: Insleay's Rossioglossum


  1. Odontoglossum insleayi Barker ex Lindl. 1852
  2. Odontoglossum insleayi var. irmschootianum Rolfe 1892
  3. Odontoglossum insleayi var. leopardinum Rchb.f. 1876
  4. Odontoglossum insleayi var. pantherinum Rchb.f. 1873
  5. Oncidium insleayi [Barker ex Lindl.] Lindl. 1840
  6. Odontoglossum lawrenceanum hort. 1905
  7. Rossioglossum splendens var. imschootianum (Rolfe) Garay & G.C.Kenn. 1976
  8. Rossioglossum splendens var. leopardinum (Rchb.f.) Garay & G.C.Kenn. 1976
  9. Rossioglossum splendens var. pantherinum (Rchb.f.) Garay & G.C.Kenn. 1976

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