Osmoglossum pulchellum

Osmoglossum pulchellum - Flower photo by Richard LindbergOsmoglossum pulchellum - Flower photo by Richard LindbergOsmoglossum pulchellum - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Osmoglossum (Osmgls) contains 7 species growing in Mexico through Central America in mountain forests.

Osmoglossum pulchellum grows in Mexico down into Central America in mountain forests above 3500 feet. It is cold to warm growing, very fragrant and blooms in the fall and winter. When spikes appear, set a stake since it will need support.

This plant is in a 2-inch plastic pot. There are four pseudobulbs and it stands seven inches above the pot.

03/10/2013 - Bloomed, Blog entry

03/01/2010 - Sprouted, Blog entry

10/08/2009 - Divided, Blog entry

TRIBE: Maxillarieae     SUBTRIBE: Oncidiinae