Lanium avicula

Lanium avicula - Flower photo by Richard LindbergLanium avicula - Flower photo by Richard LindbergLanium avicula - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Lanium (Lanm) contains less than 5 species found in northern South America. Grow best mounted on tree fern or cork.

Lanium avicula grows in Brazil, Bolivia and Peru in the wet mountain forest above 1500 feet. It blooms spring and fall and needs more light and less water after blooming.

09/08/2008 - Added from SCOS member sale table.

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae