Porroglossum aureum

Porroglossum aureum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Porroglossum
Species: Prgm. aureum
Binomial name
Porroglossum aureum
Luer 1980

Porroglossum aureum is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Porroglossum.


Plant blooms in the summer with a single 1 cm wide flower.


Plant is found in the cloud forest of Ecuador at elevations of 1900 to 2500 meters


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


Common Names:The Golden Porroglossum

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