Gongora truncata

Gongora truncata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Gongora
Species: Gga. truncata
Binomial name
Gongora truncata
Lindley 1843

Gongora truncata is an orchid species found in Central America.


Plants are found in the dense woodland forest of Mexico, Belize and Guatemala at elevations of 180 to 850 meters


Plant blooms from spring to summer with fifteen to forty 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 Supported Gongora


  1. Gongora donckelaariana Lem. 1858
  2. Gongora truncata var. donckelaariana Lem. 1848

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