Oncidium sphacelatum Lindl.

Burnt Spot Oncidium

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Oncidium

Category: Houseplant


Two to three leaves per pseudobulb. Panicle inflorescence, multiple flowers, triangular bracts.


Published in Sert. Orchid. 48 in 1841. Pictured in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 28: 30 in 1842.

Native to Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Venezuela.


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