Oncidium varicosum

Oncidium varicosum - Flower photo by Richard LindbergOncidium varicosum - Flower photo by Richard LindbergOncidium varicosum - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Oncidium (Onc) contains 600 species from throughout Central America and South America. They grow in a wide variety of environments. If you know a little about where the species grows, they do very well in cultivation.

Oncidium varicosum grows in Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. It is cool to hot growing and blooms in summer and fall with many yellow flowers on spikes up to 5 feet long.

This is a rescue plant in rock. It has a mature pseudobulb and a new growth and no roots.

05/19/2011 - Blog entry

03/11/2010 - Blooming. New plant photo, Blog entry

07/20/2008 - Repotted.

TRIBE: Maxillarieae     SUBTRIBE: Oncidiinae