Tolumnia pulchella

Tolumnia pulchella

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Tolumnia
Species: Tolu. pulchella
Binomial name
Tolumnia pulchella
[Hook.] Raf. 1836

Tolumnia pulchella is a species of Tolumnia.


Plant blooms from spring to summer with up to twenty 3 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found in the forest of Jamaica, Cuba and Guyana at elevations of 300 to 1000 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 Beautiful Tolumnia


  1. Oncidium concavum Moir 1968
  2. Oncidium × hartii Moir 1968
  3. Oncidium × jamaicense Moir & A.D.Hawkes 1967
  4. *Oncidium pulchellum Hook 1827
  5. Oncidium pulchellum f. concavum (Moir) Withner 1980
  6. Oncidium pulchellum f. hartii (Moir) Withner 1980
  7. Oncidium pulchellum f. jamaicense (Moir & A.D.Hawkes) Withner 1980
  8. Oncidium pulchellum subsp. concavum (Moir) Braem 1983
  9. Oncidium × sanctae-anae Moir & A.D.Hawkes 1967
  10. Oncidium × withneranum Moir 1967
  11. Tolumnia concava ( Moir ) Braem 1986

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