Anguloa clowesii

Anguloa clowesii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Lycastinae
Genus: Anguloa
Species: A. clowesii
Binomial name
Anguloa clowesii
Rolfe 1910

Anguloa clowesii is a Anguloa endemic to Colombia.


Plant blooms from spring to summer with a single 8 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant


Plant is found in Colombia and Venezuela at elevations of 1800 to 2500 meters


Plants are grown in medium light with cool to intermediate temperatures. Use a mix of 75% fine fir bark with 25% perlite or use full sphagnum moss. Water regularly. Watering should be done when potting mix just begins to dry. Plants prefer high humidity. They need a two to three week dry rest in the late winter. Resume water and fertilizer when new growth and the new inflorescence.


Common Name: Cradle or Tulip Orchid


  1. Anguloa clowesii var flava 1847

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