Rossioglossum splendens

Rossioglossum splendens

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

Rossioglossum splendens is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Rossioglossum.


Plants bloom in the fall with six to eight 16 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found in the oak and pine forest of Nayarit and Jalisco states of Mexico at elevations of 1300 to 2000 meters


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: The glossy Rossioglossum

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