Phragmipedium lindenii

Phragmipedium lindenii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Phragmipedieae
SubTribe: Phragmipediinae
Genus: Phragmipedium
Species: Phrag. lindenii
Binomial name
Phragmipedium lindenii
(Lindl.) Dressler & N.H. Williams 1975

Phragmipedium lindenii is a species of Phragmipedium.


Plant blooms from

Flowers are similar to those of Phragmipedium caudatum but with a differently shaped staminode, a third fertile anther, and without a pouch.


Plants are found growing in rocks and gravel under trees in Vernezuela, Colombia, and Ecuador at elevations of 1400 and 2500 meters


Plants grow in cool to intermediate areas with bright indirect sunlight. Plants should be watered with clean water and keep potting media wet. Plants can tolerate lots of water as long as media remains fresh. Plants are sensitive to salts. Keep fertilizers to a minimum as plants are light feeders. Plant in a mix with good air circulation. Plants can be grown in a mix of sphagnum moss, charcoal and perlite or medium fir bark with perlite.


Common Names: Linden's Phragmipedium


  1. Cypripedium caudatum var. lindenii (Lindl.) J.H. Veitch 1889
  2. Cypripedium caudatum var. uropedium Kraenzl. 1897
  3. Cypripedium lindenii (Lindl.) Van Houtte 1870
  4. Paphiopedilum caudatum var. lindenii (Lindl.) Brongn. ex Stein 1892
  5. Paphiopedilum lindenii (Lindl.) Alberti & Borge Pett. 1994
  6. Phragmipedium caudatum var. lindenii (Lindl.) Pfitzer 1903
  7. Phragmipedium lindenii (Lindl.) Dressler & N.H. Williams 1975
  8. Selenipedium caudatum var. lindenii (Lindl.) Chapm. 1901
  9. Selenipedium lindenii (Lindl.) G. Nicholson 1887
  10. *Uropedium lindenii Lindl. 1846

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