Tolumnia sylvestris

Tolumnia sylvestris

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

Tolumnia sylvestris is a species of Tolumnia.


Plant blooms in the winter with three to eight 2.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found growing in grass and leaf litter in Hispanola and Cuba.


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 Forest Dwelling Tolumnia


  1. *Oncidium sylvestre Lindl. 1858
  2. Oncidium variegatum subsp. sylvestre (Lindl.) Withner 1980

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