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Pleurothallis titan

Pleurothallis titan

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Pleurothallis
Species: Pths. titan
Alliance:
Binomial name
Pleurothallis titan
Luer 1977


Pleurothallis titan is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Pleurothallis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to summer with a single successive 2.5 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Colombia and Panama at elevations of 1000 to 1300 meters

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 titan red Pleurothallis titan variety Sepals are and petals are red, lip is red

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Giant Pleurothallis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Acronia titan [Luer]Luer 2005

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