Tolumnia triquetra

Tolumnia triquetra

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Tolumnia
Species: Tolu. triquetra
Binomial name
Tolumnia triquetra
(Sw.) Nir 1994

Tolumnia triquetra is a species of Tolumnia.


Plant blooms in the winter and fall with fifteen 2 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in Jamaica at elevations of 150 to 300 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 Triangular Tolumnia


  1. *Epidendrum triquetrum Sw. 1788
  2. Cymbidium triquetrum (Sw.) Sw. 1799
  3. Jamaiciella triquetra (Sw.) Braem 1980
  4. Olgasis triquetra (R. Br.) Raf. 1836
  5. Oncidium dubium Andre 1873
  6. Oncidium triquetrum (Sw.) R. Br 1813

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