Phragmipedium lindleyanum

Phragmipedium lindleyanum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Phragmipedieae
SubTribe: Phragmipediinae
Genus: Phragmipedium
Species: Phrag. lindleyanum
Binomial name
Phragmipedium lindleyanum
(R.H. Schomb. ex Lindl.) Rolfe 1896

Phragmipedium lindleyanum is a species of Phragmipedium.


Plant usually blooms from fall to spring with a single successive 7.5 cm flower.


Plants are found growing in moist rocky areas near waterfalls in Surinam, Guyana and in Venezuela near Mount Roraima at elevations of 750 to 200 meters.


Plants grow in 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.


Phrag lindleyanum Halberg Phragmipedium lindleyanum Halberg Sepals is green with red edge. Petals and lip are green.


Common Names:Lindley's Phragmipedium


  1. Cypripedium lindleyanum R.H. Schomb. ex Lindl. 1830
  2. Paphiopedilum kaieteurum (N.E.Br.) V.A.Albert & Börge Pett. 1994
  3. Paphiopedilum lindleyanum (M.R.Schomb. ex Lindl.) Pfitzer 1894
  4. Phragmipedium kaieteurum (N.E. Br.) Garay 1979
  5. Phragmopedilum lindleyanum (R.H. Schomb. ex Lindl.) Pfitzer ?
  6. Selenipedium kaieteurum N.E. Br. 1885
  7. Selenipedium lindleyanum (M.R.Schomb. ex Lindl.) Rchb.f. 1854

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