Chondroscaphe chestertonii
Chondroscaphe chestertonii plate from
Lindenia Iconographie des Orchidées

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Chondroscaphe
Senghas & G. Gerlach 1993
Type Species
Chondroscaphe amabilis

The genus Chondroscaphe is made up of around 15 species


Species in this genus are distributed from Costa Rica through Peru and Venezuela.


The flowers of plants in this genus has a fringing lip.


Keep plant at intermediate to warm temperatures with high humidity. Keep plant in moderate lighting. Potting media should not be allowed to dry out. Keep moist but not soggy. Water about every five to seven days. Plants should be potted in a well drain mix with medium fir bark with some perlite. Plant is best grown in a basket Potting media should never be allowed to dry out.


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