Laelia anceps 'Tomiko'

Laelia anceps 'Tomiko'Laelia anceps 'Tomiko'Laelia anceps 'Tomiko' - Plant photo by Richard LindbergLaelia (L) has a few species in Mexico and parts of Central America.

Laelia anceps grows well and blooms well in cultivation. It grows in Mexico and Honduras. It is warm to hot growing, needs a dry winter rest and bright light. If it is dry it can winter outside if there is no hard freeze.

This is sold widely as a Laelia anceps variety and it is better know that way. Howerver, it is Schombolaelia (Schomburkia lyonsii x Laelia anceps).

This plant is in sphagnum over peanuts in a 4-inch clay pot. There are two pseudobulbs and a new growth with good roots. The plant stands 8 inches above the pot.

06/08/2013 - New plant photo, Blog entry

05/01/2011 - Division of another plant.