Gongora scaphephorus is an orchid species found in Central America.
Plants are found in the montane forest of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 550 to 1200 meters
Plant blooms in the fall with thirty to thirty five 5.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.
Plants are usually grown in wooden baskets in partial shade. Use a well drain potting media such as medium fir bark with perlite, tree fern fibers, or sphagnum moss. Keep area humid and grow in warm temperatures. Keep mix moist but not dry.
Common Name: The Boat-Shaped Gongora
- Gongora charlesworthii Rolfe 1893
- Gongora incarum Kraenzl. 1906