Porroglossum portillae

Porroglossum portillae

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

Porroglossum portillae is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Porroglossum.


Plant blooms in the summer with a single 1.5 cm flower.


Plant is found in the wet forest of Ecuador at elevations of 1300 to 1500 meter


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


Common Names:Portilla's Porroglossum

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