Trichocentrum luridum

Trichocentrum luridum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Trichocentrum
Species: Trctm. luridum
Binomial name
Trichocentrum luridum
(Lindl.) M.W.Chase & N.H.Williams 2001

Trichocentrum luridum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Trichocentrum.


Plants blooms from spring to fall with several .5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Trinidad & Tobago, French Guiana, Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia and Peru at elevations of 0 to 1400 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.


Common name: Dingy Flowered Trichocentrum


  1. Oncidium cuneatum Lindl. 1821
  2. Oncidium intermedium Knwl. & Westc. 1838
  3. Oncidium luridum Lindl. 1823
  4. Oncidium maculatum [Ruiz & Pavon] Urb. 1918
  5. Lophiaris lurida (Lindl.) Braem 1993

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