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Porroglossum hystrix

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Porroglossum
Species: Prgm. hystrix
Alliance:
Binomial name
Porroglossum hystrix
Luer 1988


Porroglossum hystrix is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Porroglossum.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from winter to spring with a single 1.5 cm flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in Ecuador at elevations of 1000 to 2500 meters

CultureEdit

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

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Bristly Peduncle Porroglossum


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