Polystachya leonensis

Polystachya leonensis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Polystachyinae
Genus: Polystachya
Species: Pol. leonensis
Binomial name
Polystachya leonensis
Rchb.f. 1881

Polystachya leonensis is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Polystachya.


Plant blooms in the winter with several flowers.


Plants are found growing from tropical Africa to Cameroon


Plants should be grown in fine fir bark or in sphagnum moss with moderate light and 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 Leonen Polystachya


  1. Dendrorkis leonensis (Rchb.f.) Kuntze, 1881

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