Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Embreea
Dodson 1980
Type Species
Embreea rodigasiana

Embreea, abbreviated as Emb. in horticultural trade, is a genus of orchids.


Plants in this genus are found in Northern South America


Plants have a four angled gray green pseudobulb.


Plants are usually grown in wooden baskets in partial shade. Use a well drain potting media such as medium fir bark with perlite, tree fern fibers, or sphagnum moss. Keep area humid and grow in cool to warm temperatures. Keep mix moist at all time and keep humidity high.


The genus is named after Alvin Embree an American orchid enthusiast

Species Edit

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