Gongora rufescens

Gongora rufescens

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Gongora
Species: Gga. rufescens
Binomial name
Gongora rufescens
Jenny 1985

Gongora rufescens is an orchid species found in Central America.


Plants are found in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 800 to 1800 meters


Plant blooms in from summer to fall with eighteen to thirty 5 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 Light Fox-Red Gongora

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