Restrepia elegans is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Restrepia.
Plant blooms from fall to winter with a single 5 cm wide flower
Plant is found in the montane forest of Venezuela, Colombia and Peru at elevations around 700 to 2800 meters
Keep plant in moderate light to partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.
Common Names:The Elegant Restrepia
- Restrepia antennifera subsp. erythroxantha (Rchb.f.) H.Mohr 1996
- Restrepia erythroxantha Rchb.f 1850