Platystele consobrina

Platystele consobrina

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Platystele
Species: Pls. consobrina
Binomial name
Platystele consobrina
Luer 1990

Platystele consobrina is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Platystele.


Plant blooms in the spring with many 7 mm wide flowers. Plant is similar to Platystele misera but differ by having longer inflorescence, larger flowers, and shorter leaves.


Plant is found in Colombia at elevations around 2200 meters


Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.


Common Names:The Similar Platystele

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