Paphinia posadarum

Paphinia posadarum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Paphinia
Species: Pna. posadarum
Binomial name
Paphinia posadarum
Dodson & R. Escobar 1993

Paphinia posadarum is a species from the genus Paphinia.


Plants are found growing in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 1200 to 1700 meters


Plants bloom from winter to spring with several 8.75 cm wide flowers.


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.


Common Name:Posadas' Papinia

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