Paradisanthus micranthus

Paradisanthus micranthus

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Paradisanthus
Species: Z. micranthus
Binomial name
Paradisanthus micranthus
(Barb. Rodr.) Schltr. 1918

Paradisanthus micranthus is a species of genus Paradisanthus


Plants bloom in from spring to summer with ten to twelve 2 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found in Rio De Janiero state and Parana' state in Brazil


Keep plant in warm temperatures. Keep plant in shade to moderate light. Potting media should not be allowed to dry out. Keep moist but not soggy. Water about every five to seven days. Plants should be potted in a well drain mix with medium fir bark with some perlite or in tree fern fibers. Plant is best grown in a basket


Common Names: The Tiny Flowered Paradisanthus


  1. Paradisanthus paranaensis Barb Rodr. 1882
  2. *Zygopetalum micranthum Barb. Rodr. 1877

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