Koellensteinia eburnea

Koellensteinia eburnea

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Koellensteinia
Species: Koell. eburnea
Binomial name
Koellensteinia eburnea
(Barb.Rodr.) Schltr. 1918

Koellensteinia eburnea is a species of genus Koellensteinia


Plants bloom in the spring with many 1.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found in north Guyana, Surinam, Venezuela, Peru, and Minas Gerais, Brazil at elevations of 1000 to 2800 meters


Plants are cool to warm growing and require moderate lighting. Potting media should not be allowed to dry out. Keep moist but not soggy. Water about every five to seven days. Plants should be potted in a well drain mix with medium fir bark with some perlite or in tree fern fibers. On mature plants, with hold watering for one month during the winter.


Common Names: The Ivory Colored Koellensteinia


  1. Cyrtopodium album Barb.Rodr. 1891
  2. *Cyrtopodium eburneum Barb.Rodr. 1881
  3. Koellensteinia peruviana Schltr. 1918

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