Laelia gloriosa

Laelia gloriosa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Laelia
Species: L. gloriosa
Binomial name
Laelia gloriosa
(Rchb.f.) L.O.Williams 1941

Laelia gloriosa is a plant in the genus Laelia.


Plant bloom from fall to winter with many 6.25 cm wide flowers. Flowers are short lived.


Plant is found growing in Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 200 to 900 meters


Plants should be grown in medium fir bark with partial to full sun. Plant is a warm growing orchid species. Water approximately once a week. Plant can also be mounted.


Common Name: The Glorious Laelia


  1. Schomburgkia fimbriata [Vell] Hoehne 1952
  2. Bletia crispina Rchb. f. 1862
  3. *Epidendrum fimbriatum Vell. non Hkr. 1827
  4. Schomburgkia amazonica Hoenhe Nomen Nudum

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