Listrostachys pertusa

Listrostachys pertusa 'Spitskop'

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aerangidinae
Genus: Listrostachys
Species: Lstrst. pertusa
Binomial name
Listrostachys pertusa
(Lindl.) Rchb. f. 1852

Listrostachys pertusa is an species in the genus Listrostachys.


Plant blooms in the summer with many 6mm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing in the evergreen forest of Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Principe, Sierra Leone and Zaire at elevations of 500 to 600 meters


Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and usually require full sunlight and intermediate to warm temperatures. If hunged the roots must be watered frequently. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants),several pieces of coarse fir bark, or sphagnum moss.


Common Names: The Pierced or Carved Listrostachys


  1. Angorchis pertusa (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  2. *Angraecum pertusum Lindl. 1836
  3. Listrostachys behnickiana Kraenzl. 1909
  4. Listrostachys jenischiana Rchb. f. 1852

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