Oncidium sphacelatum

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Oncidium sphacelatum
Kandyan dancer orchid (Oncidium sp.).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
Subtribe: Oncidiinae
Alliance: Oncidium
Genus: Oncidium
Species: O. sphacelatum
Binomial name
Oncidium sphacelatum
  • Oncidium sphacelatum var. majus Lindl.
  • Oncidium sphacelatum var. minus Lindl.
  • Oncidium massangei E.Morren

Oncidium sphacelatum is a species of orchid ranging from Mexico to Central America, southeastern Venezuela. It is known as Kandyan dancer orchid in Sri Lanka due to its resemblance like Kandyan dancer.[1]


  1. ^ "Flowering plants for colourful garden". Retrieved 2 September 2015.