Galeandra lacustris

Galeandra lacustris

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Cyrtopodiinae
Genus: Galeandra
Species: Gal. lacustris
Binomial name
Galeandra lacustris
Barb. Rodr. 1877

Galeandra lacustris is a species of Galeandra


Plant blooms in the spring with one to six 5 cm wide flowers.


The plants are found growing in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela and Brazil at elevations of 150 to 265 meters


Plants grow in warm conditions with moderate lighting. Pot in fine bark or sphagnum moss. Water regularly during the summer, about once every two days and gradually reduce as winter approaches winter. Plants can be infrequently in the winter to keep the pseudobulbs from shriveling, but with hold watering until new shoots appear.


Common Name: The Lake Side Galeandra


  1. Galeandra descagnolleana Rchb. f. 1887

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