Gongora pleiochroma

Gongora pleiochroma

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Gongora
Species: Gga. pleiochroma
Binomial name
Gongora pleiochroma
Rchb. f. 1860

Gongora pleiochroma is an orchid species found in Central America.


Plants are found in the montane forest of Panama, Venezuela, French Guiana, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 400 to 1800 meters


Plant blooms from winter to summer with twelve to twenty five 6 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


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 Rich-Colored Gongora


  1. Gongora aromatica sensu Dodson & Bennett 1989

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