Houlletia tigrina is an orchid species found in Central America.
Plants are found in the wet montane forest of Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 800 to 2200 meters
Plant blooms from spring to summer with five to twelve 3.5 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 cool to warm temperatures. Keep mix moist but not dry.
Common Name: The Tiger-Striped Houlettia
- Houlletia landsbergii Linden & Rchb. f. 1855