Laelia aurea

Laelia aurea

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Laelia
Species: L. aurea
Binomial name
Laelia aurea
F. Navarro 1990

Laelia aurea is a plant in the genus Laelia.


Plant bloom from fall to winter with three to six fragrant flowers.


Plant is found growing in Durango, Sinaloa, Nayarit states of Mexico.


Plants should be grown in medium fir bark with partial to full sun. Plant is warm growing orchid species. Water approximately once a week. Plant can also be mounted. Note that in nature this plant is a lithophyte that grows in partial-full sun.  Only if you have great ventillation should you grow in direct sun. Perhaps reduce water during cool dry season.


Common Name: The yellow Laelia


  1. Laelia rubescens var. aurea (A.V.Navarro) M.Wolff & O.Gruss, 2007.

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