Ida fimbriata

Ida fimbriata

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

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


Plant is found growing in Colombia, Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador at elevations of 1000 to 2800 meters.


Plant blooms in the spring with a single 10 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:The Small-Haired Lycaste


  1. Dendrobium ciliatum Parish 1864
  2. Lycaste barringtoniae var. grandiflora Hook. f. 1868
  3. Lycaste ciliata (Ruiz & Pav.) Lindl. ex Rchb. f. 1856
  4. Lycaste fimbriata (Poepp. & Endl.) Cogn. 1898
  5. Lycaste lata Rolfe; Lycaste lanipes Lindl. 1843
  6. Lycaste mesochlaena Rchb. f. 1854
  7. *Maxillaria ciliata Ruiz & Pav. 1798
  8. Maxillaria fimbriata Poepp. & Endl. 1836
  9. Maxillaria lanipes Ruiz and Pavon ?

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