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Pleurothallis marthae

Pleurothallis marthae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Pleurothallis
Species: Pths. marthae
Alliance:
Binomial name
Pleurothallis marthae
Luer & R. Escobar 1996


Pleurothallis marthae is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Pleurothallis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to summer with a several 5cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Colombia

CultureEdit

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

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Pleurothallis marthae dark Pleurothallis marthae variant Sepals are green and petals are magenta, lip is magenta

NamingEdit

Common Names: Martha's Pleurothallis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Acronia marthae [Luer & Escobar] Luer 2005

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