- some of numerous epiphytic tropical US orchids associated with the genus Oncidium, having clusters of showy flowers.
- some of the genus Oncidium of exotic orchidaceous plants.
- A genus of exotic orchidaceous flowers, the flower of just one species of which (Oncidium Papilio) resembles a butterfly.
- A genus of orchids of tribe Vandeæ, particular the subtribe Oncidieæ, and understood by the free, spreading sepals, and spurless lip clear of the short two-auricled column.
- any orchid for the genus Oncidium: described as slender branching sprays of tiny yellow and brown plants; usually cultivated as houseplants
Sentence for "oncidium"
Hypernym for "oncidium"