Pescatoria coelestis

Pescatoria coelestis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Pescatoria
Species: Pes. coelestis
Binomial name
Pescatoria coelestis
(Rchb.f.) Dressler 2005

Pescatoria coelestis is a species of genus Pescatoria


Plants bloom from spring to summer with a single 10 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found growing in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations around 900 to 1900 meters.


Keep plant at cool to intermediate temperatures with high humidity. 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. Potting media should never be allowed to dry out.


Common Names: The Sky-Blue Pescatoria


  1. Bollea coelestis Rchb.f 1876
  2. Zygopetalum coeleste [Rchb.f]Rchb.f 1877

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