Gongora leucochila is an orchid species found in Central America.
Plants are found in Southern Mexico to Panama at elevations of 0 to 1600 meters.
Plant blooms in the spring with several 4 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant with a sweet waxy scent.
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 White lipped Gongora
- Gongora bufonia var. leucochila Lindl. 1847
- Gongora maculata var. leucochila (Lindl.) C. Schweinf. 1960
- Gongora powellii Schltr. 1922
- Gongora quinquenervis var. leucochila (Lindl.) C. Schweinf. 1970