Platystele hirtzii

Platystele hirtzii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Platystele
Species: Pls. hirtzii
Binomial name
Platystele hirtzii
Luer 1979

Platystele hirtzii is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Platystele.


Plant blooms in the spring with a single successive 1 cm wide flower.


Plants are found growing in the cloud forest of Ecuador at elevations of 2000 to 2700 meters


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


Common Names:Hirtz' Platystele

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