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Schlimmia trifida

Schlimmia trifida.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Schlimmia
Species: Schlmm. trifida
Alliance:
Binomial name
Schlimmia trifida
Rchb. f. 1876


Schlimmia trifida is an orchid species found in Central America.

Distribution[]

Plants are found in Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 1200 to 1350 meters

Description[]

Plant blooms from summer to fall with several 1.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

Culture[]

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 cool to intermediate temperatures. Keep mix moist but not dry.

Naming[]

Common Name: The Three Pointed Schlimia

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