Sigmatostalix brevicornis

Sigmatostalix brevicornis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Sigmatostalix
Species: Sgmx. brevicornis
Binomial name
Sigmatostalix brevicornis
Königer & J.Portilla 2000

Sigmatostalix brevicornis is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Sigmatostalix.


Plants bloom from winter to spring with a single successive flower


Plants are found growing in Ecuador at elevations around 1200 meters


Grow plants in cool to warm 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. Plants are best mounted on coark or branches


Common name: The Short Horned Sigmatostalix


  1. Oncidium brevicornis [Koniger & Portilla] Chase & NH Wms. 2008

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