Encyclia oncidioides

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Encyclia oncidioides
Encyclia oncidioides - flower.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
Subtribe: Laeliinae
Alliance: Cattleya
Genus: Encyclia
Section: E. sect. Hymenochila[1]
Binomial name
Encyclia oncidioides
(Lindl.) Schltr.

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Encyclia oncidioides is a species of orchid. The diploid chromosome number of E. oncidioides has been determined as 2n = 40.[2]


  • Epidendrum oncidioides Lindl. (Basionym)
  • Epidendrum ensiforme Vell.
  • Epidendrum gravidum Lindl.
  • Epidendrum guillemianum Lindl. ex Planch.
  • Epidendrum longifolium Barb.Rodr.
  • Epidendrum sintenisii Rchb.f.
  • Epidendrum monticola Fawc. & Rendle.
  • Encyclia longifolia (Barb.Rodr.) Schltr.
  • Encyclia gravida (Lindl.) Schltr.
  • Encyclia sintenisii (Rchb.f.) Britton
  • Epidendrum oncidioides var. gravidum (Lindl.) Ames
  • Encyclia monticola (Fawc. & Rendle) Acuña
  • Encyclia ensiformis (Vell.) Hoehne
  • Encyclia oncidioides var. gravida (Lindl.) Hoehne
  • Encyclia vellozoana Pabst
  • Encyclia cardimii Pabst & A.F.Mello


  1. ^ H. G. Reichenbach, "Orchides", nr. 51, in C. Müller, Ed. Walpers. Annales Botanices Systematicae 6(1861)327—9, as "EPIDENDRUM ONCIDIOIDES"
  2. ^ page 251 of Leonardo P. Felix and Marcelo Guerra: "Variation in chromosome number and the basic number of subfamily Epidendroideae (Orchidaceae)" Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 163(2010)234-278. The Linnean Society of London. downloaded October 2010 from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2010.01059.x/pdf