Brassavola subulifolia

Brassavola subulifolia

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Brassavola
Species: B. subulifolia
Binomial name
Brassavola subulifolia
Lindley 1831

Brassavola subulifolia is a species in the genus Brassavola


Plant blooms from summer to fall with up to six 4.15 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant are found growing in Jamaica


Plant prefer dry outs when pseudobulbs complete growth. Water about once every week. Fertilize about once every two weeks during growing season. Plant grows in medium to bright light and intermediate to warm temperatures. Pot in perlite and medium bark or in full sphagnum moss. Plant is best grown mounted.


Common Name:Heart-lipped Brassavola


  1. Bletia cordata [Lindley] Rchb.f 1862
  2. Bletia nodosa var cordata [Lindley] Rchb.f 1863
  3. Brassavola cordata Lindley 1836
  4. Brassavola harrisii Jonews 1969
  5. Brassavola nodosa Hkr. not Lindley 1833
  6. Brassavola nodosa subsp. cordata (Lindl.) N.H. Williams
  7. Brassavola sloanei Griseb. 1864
  8. Brassavola stricta Hort 1885
  9. Lysimnia bicolor Raf. 1836

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