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Porroglossum olivaceum

Porroglossum olivaceum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Porroglossum
Species: Prgm. olivaceum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Porroglossum olivaceum
Sweet 1970


Porroglossum olivaceum is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Porroglossum.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the fall with several 2 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 1500 to 2500 meters

CultureEdit

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

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Olive-Green Porroglossum

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