Oncidium incurvum Barker ex Lindl.

Bent Oncidium

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Oncidium

Category: Houseplant


Petals curve inwards, hence the species epithet. One to three leaves, linear to elliptical. 3 to 5' long flower panicles, arching. Flowers to 1" diameter slightly.


Published in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 26(Misc): 75 in 1840 and 31: 64 in 1845. Also published in Bot. Mag. 80: 4824 in 1854.

Native to Mexico and Nicaragua.


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