Myoxanthus colothrix

Myoxanthus colothrix

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Myoxanthus
Species: My. colothrix
Binomial name
Myoxanthus colothrix
(Luer) Luer 1982

Myoxanthus colothrix is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Myoxanthus.


Plants bloom from summer to fall with a single 1 cm wide flower.


Plants are found growing in the cloud forest of Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador at elevations of 1000 to 1700 meters


Keep plant in shade to moderate lighting. Plant can be grown in intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.


Common Names: The Short Haired Myoxanthus


  1. *Pleurothallis colothrix Luer 1981

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.