Rhyncholaelia glauca var arobauta

Rhyncholaelia glauca var arobautaRhyncholaelia glauca var arobautaRhyncholaelia glauca var arobauta - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Rhyncholaelia (Rhynch) contains 2 species that were formerly included in Brassavola. They grow in Central America and are fragrant tropical epiphytes needing bright light.

Rhyncholaelia glauca grows from southern Mexico to Costa Rica in mountain forests at 2000-5000 feet. It is warm to hot growing, fragrant, needs bright light and blooms in spring. It is often called Brassavola glauca.

The plant is a three pseudobulb sprouted backbulb division. There may be a few pieces of live root.

03/07/2011 - Blog entry

12/02/2010 - Added to collection as part of a trade, Blog entry