Polystachya campyloglossa

Polystachya campyloglossa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Polystachyinae
Genus: Polystachya
Species: Pol. campyloglossa
Binomial name
Polystachya campyloglossa
Rolfe 1909

Polystachya campyloglossa is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Polystachya.


Plant blooms from fall to winter with up to six 2.5 cm flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found growing in small trees in the cloud forest of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi and Zimbabwe


Plants should be grown in fine fir bark or in sphagnum moss with moderate light and cool to warm temperatures. Plants can also be mounted. Water regularly during the summer. Reduce watering during the winter and water about every two weeks.


Common Names: The Bent Lip Polystachya

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