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Zootrophion dodsonii

Zootrophion dodsonii.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Zootrophion
Species: Ztrphn. dodsonii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Zootrophion dodsonii
(Luer) Luer 1982


Zootrophion dodsonii is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Zootrophion.

Description[]

Plant blooms in the spring with a single flower.

Distribution[]

The plant is found in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations around 950 to 1000 meters

Culture[]

Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in warm conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.

Naming[]

Common Names: Dodson's Zootrophion

Synonyms[]

  1. *Cryptophoranthus dodsonii Luer 1979
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