Platystele umbellata

Platystele umbellata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Platystele
Species: Pls. umbellata
Binomial name
Platystele umbellata
P. Ortiz 1978

Platystele umbellata is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Platystele.


Plant blooms from winter to spring with five to nine 2mm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing in Colombia at elevations of 600 to 1600 meters


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


Common Names:The Umbellate Platystele

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