Anguloa uniflora

Anguloa uniflora

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Lycastinae
Genus: Anguloa
Species: A. uniflora
Binomial name
Anguloa uniflora
Ruiz and Pavon 1798

Anguloa uniflora is a Anguloa endemic to Colombia.


Plant blooms from summer to fall with a single 10 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant


Plant is found in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 1400 to 2500 meters


Plants are grown in medium light with cool to warm 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: The Single-Flowered Anguloa


  1. Anguloa mantini hort. 1895
  2. Anguloa uniflora var. treyeranii Rolfe 1891

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