Myrmecophila tibicinis 'H&R' x 'Jean'

Myrmecophila tibicinis 'H&R' x 'Jean' - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Myrmecophila contains 8 species that are a subset of Schomburgkia and were separated because of the hollow pseudobulbs. They are found in tropical areas of the new world.

Myrmecophila tibicinis grows from Mexico through northern South America. It is warm to hot growing, wants full sun and is fragrant. The plant is big and the spike can be as much as 15 feet long.

04/11/2013 - Plant is growing better. Blog entry

06/09/2012 - Moved the plant to Napa.

05/09/2011 - New roots on newest growth. Blog entry

07/17/2009 - Added to collection, Blog entry

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae