Prosthechea allemanoides

Prosthechea allemanoides

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Prosthechea
Species: Psh. allemanoides
Binomial name
Prosthechea allemanoides
[Hoehne] Higgins 1997

Prosthechea allemanoides is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Prosthechea.


Plant blooms in the winter with five to ten flowers.


Plant is found growing in Espiritu Santo, Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo states of Brazil at elevations around 500 to 1100 meters


Plants grow in cool conditions and can be grown in medium size fir bark with perlite. Plant prefers drying periods between watering and bright light is recommended. Lengthen drying period a bit in the winter.


Common Names:The allemanii-Like Prosthechea


  1. Encyclia allemanoides (Hoehne) Pabst 1972
  2. *Epidendrum allemanoides Hoehne 1933
  3. Epidendrum X allemanoides Hoehne 1934
  4. Hormidium allemanoides [Hoehne] Brieger 1977
  5. Anacheilium allemanoides [Hoehne] Pabst, Moutinho, Pinto 1981

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