Cuitlauzina pulchella is a species of Cuitlauzina.
Description[edit | edit source]
Plant blooms from fall to winter with four to ten 4 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.
Distribution[edit | edit source]
Plant is found in the montane forests of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica at elevations of 1200 to 2600 meters
Culture[edit | edit source]
Grow plants in cool to intermediate temperatures in partial shade to bright light. Water plant when mix drys. During the winter give plants a slight dryout between waterings. Water approximately once a week. Pot plants in a well drain mix such as medium fir bark with perlite or charcoal and tree fern fibers.
Naming[edit | edit source]
Common Names: The Beautiful Cuitlauzina
Synonyms[edit | edit source]
- Cuitlauzina pulchella (Bateman ex Lindl.) Dressler & N.H. Williams ?
- Odontoglossum pulchellum Bateman ex Lindley 1841
- Osmoglossum pulchellum (Bateman ex Lindl.) Schltr. 1916