Gongora claviodora

Gongora claviodora

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Gongora
Species: Gga. claviodora
Binomial name
Gongora claviodora
Dressler 1972

Gongora claviodora is an orchid species in the genus Gongora


Plants are found in Nicaragua south to Colombia at elevations of 0 to 1500 meters


Plant blooms in the spring with six 6 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant with the scent of cloves.


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 warm temperatures. Keep mix moist but not dry.


Common Name: The Clove-Scented Gongora

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