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Gongora ilense

Gongora ilense

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Gongora
Species: Gga. ilense
Alliance:
Binomial name
Gongora ilense
Whitten & Jenny 1992


Gongora ilense is an orchid species found in Central America.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in the lowland forest of Ecuador at elevations of 100 to 800 meters

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in spring with six to ten flowers. Flowers are fragrant and 4 cm wide.

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Ila Gongora