Promenaea rollisonii

Promenaea rollisonii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Promenaea
Species: Prom. rollisonii
Binomial name
Promenaea rollisonii
(Rchb. f.) Lindl. 1843

Promenaea rollisonii is a species of genus Promenaea


Plants bloom in summer with a single 3.7 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found growing in Brazil


Plants are cool to cold growing and require moderate lighting. Potting media should not be allowed to dry out. Keep moist but not soggy. Water about every five to seven days. Plants should be potted in a well drain mix with medium fir bark with some perlite or in tree fern fibers. On mature plants, with hold watering for one month during the winter.


Common Names: The Rollison Promenaea


  1. Maxillaria rollinsonii Steud. 1840
  2. Promenaea citrina hort 1889
  3. Promenaea paulensis Schltr. 1922
  4. *Zygopetalum rollissonii Rchb. f. 1863

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