Platystele lancilabris is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Platystele.
Plant blooms from winter to spring with 4mm wide flowers. This species is similar to P oxyglosa but differs by flowering simultaneously and having shorter petals and sepals.
Plants are found growing on mossy branches in the mountains of Costa Rica at elevations around 100 to 1150 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:The Spear-Like Lip Platystele
- Pleurothallis lancilabris (Rchb.f.) Schltr. 1913
- *Stelis lancilabris Rchb.f. 1866