Oncidium splendidum 'Marty' x self

Oncidium splendidum 'Marty' x self - Flower photo by Richard LindbergOncidium splendidum 'Marty' x self - Flower photo by Richard LindbergOncidium splendidum 'Marty' x self - 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 splendidum grows in Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. It is a warm to hot growing lithophyte, needs bright light and blooms in spring and summer.

This plant is in sphagnum over peanuts in a 6 1/2-inch clay pot. There are four pseudobulbs and the plant stands 13 inches above the pot. From the Sea God nursery

07/20/2011 - Re-potted into clay/sphagnum.

04/20/2011 - Bloomed. Blog entry

03/12/2010 - Cataloged. Blog entry

TRIBE: Maxillarieae     SUBTRIBE: Oncidiinae