Ida dyeriana

Ida dyeriana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Lycastinae
Genus: Ida
Species: Ida dyeriana
Binomial name
Ida dyeriana
(Sanders ex Mast.) A. Ryan & Oakeley 2003

Ida dyeriana is a plant belonging to the orchid genus Ida.


Plant is found growing in the montane forest of Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 950 to 1800 meters


Plant blooms from summer to fall with a single 7 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant.


Grow in diffused bright light and keep in cool to intermediate temperatures. Keep humidity from 40 to 70%. Water regularly during growing season. The potting media should be a little moist in between waterings. To prevent rot, avoid water from touching leaves. Reduce watering during the winter. Pot plants in 75% fine bark and 25% perlite or in full sphagnum moss.


Common Name:Dyer's Ida


  1. *Lycaste dyeriana Sander ex Mast 1898

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