Restrepia cuprea

Restrepia cuprea

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Restrepia
Species: Rstp. cuprea
Binomial name
Restrepia cuprea
Luer & R. Escobar 1996

Restrepia cuprea is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Restrepia.


Plant blooms from spring to fall with a single 2cm flower.


Plant is found on the eastern slopes of the montane forest in Colombia at elevations of around 1700 meters


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


Common Names:The Copper-Colored Restrepia

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