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Restrepia purpurea

Restrepia purpurea

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


Restrepia purpurea is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Restrepia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring with a single successive 2 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in Southern Colombia

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Purple Restrepia

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