Pleurothallis crescentilabia

Pleurothallis crescentilabia

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Pleurothallis
Species: Pths. crescentilabia
Binomial name
Pleurothallis crescentilabia
Ames 1923

Pleurothallis crescentilabia is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Pleurothallis.


Plant blooms in the winter with two 2 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in forest of Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 800 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 Half-Moon Lip Pleurothallis

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