Tolumnia guianensis

Tolumnia guianensis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Tolumnia
Species: Tolu. guianensis
Binomial name
Tolumnia guianensis
(Aubl.) Braem 1986

Tolumnia guianensis is a species of Tolumnia.


Plant blooms in the winter with five to twenty 2.5 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found in the Bahamas, Hispaniola and Cuba at elevations of 0 to 700 meters


Grow plants in intermediate 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 plants in a well drain medium of medium fir bark and perlite.


Common Names: The Guyana Tolumnia


  1. Oncidium desertorum Nash ex Withner 1967
  2. Oncidium guianense f. aureorubrum (Moir) Withner 1980
  3. Oncidium desertorum var. alborubrum ( Moir & Hawkes ) Garay 1970
  4. Oncidium desertorum var. album ( Moir & Hawkes ) Garay 1970
  5. Oncidium desertorum var. aureorubrum (Moir) 1972
  6. Oncidium guianensis (Braem) Garay 1973
  7. Oncidium guianense f. album (Moir & A.D.Hawkes) Withner 1980
  8. Oncidium guianense f. aureorubrum (Moir) Withner 1980
  9. Oncidium guianense subsp. alborubrum (Moir & A.D.Hawkes) Withner 1980
  10. Oncidium guianense var. alborubrum ( Moir & Hawkes ) Withner 1979
  11. Oncidium guianense var. album ( Moir & Hawkes ) K.S.Wilson 1979
  12. Oncidium guianense var. aureorubrum (Moir) K.S.Wilson 1979
  13. Oncidium intermedium Bert ex Spreng. 1826
  14. Oncidium intermedium Knwl. & Westc. 1838
  15. Oncidium intermedium Knowles & Westc. var. alborubrum Moir & Hawkes 1967
  16. Oncidium intermedium Knowles & Westc. var. album Moir & Hawkes 1967
  17. Oncidium lemonianum Lindl. 1835; Ophyrs aloidea Poiret 1798
  18. *Ophrys guianensis Aubl.1775
  19. Tolumnia lemoniana ssp lemoniana Braem 1990

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