Aspasia psittacina is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Aspasia.
Plants bloom from winter to summer with three to eight 5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.
Plants are found growing in deciduous forest of Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 30 to 520 meters
Grow plants in intermediate to warm temperatures in partial shade to bright light. Water plant when mix drys. During the winter give plants a slight dryout between waterings. Water approximately once a week. Pot with medium fir bark. After flowering reduce watering for one to two months.
Common name: The Parrot-Colored Aspasia
- Odontoglossum psittacinum Rchb. 1877