Pleurothallis restrepioides

Pleurothallis restrepioides - Flower photo by Richard LindbergPleurothallis restrepioides - Flower photo by Richard LindbergPleurothallis restrepioides - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Pleurothallis contains More than 1000 species growing in all parts of the subtropical and tropical Americas. There are very diverse plant forms and culture requirements from moss-like plants to large ranging plants of several feet in height.

Pleurothallis restrepioides grows in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru in wet mountain forest above 2500'. Cool to warm growing, fragrant, low light.

This plant has had a major die-off and is just now starting to grow again. The plant is mounted on a 7x11-inch piece of cork bark with a thick pad of sphagnum moss.

01/25/2011 - Cataloged.

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Pleurothallidinae