Paphinia neudeckeri

Paphinia neudeckeri1

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Paphinia
Species: Pna. neudeckeri
Binomial name
Paphinia neudeckeri
Jenny 1983

Paphinia neudeckeri is a species from the genus Paphinia.


Plants are found growing in the wet montane forest of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 750 to 1200 meters.


Plants bloom in the summer with two to four 4 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant with the scent of fish oil.


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 intermediate to warm temperatures. Keep mix moist but not dry.


Paphinia neudeckeri Paphinia neudeckeri variant sephal and petals are dark red, lip is white.


Common Name:Neudecker's Paphinia

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