Paphinia herrerae

Paphinia herrerae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Paphinia
Species: Pna. herrerae
Binomial name
Paphinia herrerae
Dodson 1989

Paphinia herrerae is a species from the genus Paphinia.


Plants are found growing in the wet montane forest of Ecuador at elevations of 700-1200 meters.


Plants bloom from fall through spring with three to seven flowers. Flowers are 7.5 to 10 cm wide and fragrant.


Plants are usually grown in wooden baskets in partial shade. Use a well drain potting media such as medium fir bark with perlite, tree fern fibers, or sphagnum moss. Keep area humid and grow in warm to hot temperatures. Keep mix moist but not dry.


Common Name:Herrera's Paphinia

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