Anguloa virginalis

Anguloa virginalis - Flower photo by Richard LindbergAnguloa virginalis - Flower photo by Richard LindbergAnguloa virginalis - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Anguloa (Ang) contains 10 terrestrial species in northern South America. They need a short dry rest.

Anguloa virginalis grows in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. It is a cool to cold growing fragrant terrestrial found in deeply shaded humid forest.

The other plant was crowding the edge, so to make room for the next new growth I removed the two oldest backbulbs.

08/01/2008 - Began the new growth on the second generation. Probably blooming next year.

08/01/2007 - A repot backbulb from shaping the original plant.

TRIBE: Maxillarieae     SUBTRIBE: Lycastinae