Restrepia trichoglossa

Restrepia trichoglossa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Restrepia
Species: Rstp. trichoglossa
Binomial name
Restrepia trichoglossa
F. Lehm. ex Sander 1901

Restrepia trichoglossa is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Restrepia.


Plant blooms from summer to early fall with a successive 3 cm wide flower.


Plant is found in the cloud forest of Panama, Colombia, Peru and Ecuador at elevations of 300 to 3200 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 Hairy Tongued Restrepia


  1. Pleurothallis amesiana L.O.Williams 1940
  2. Pleurothallis filamentosa (Ames & C. Schweinf.) L.O. Williams 1940
  3. Pleurothallis subserrata (Schltr.) L.O. Williams 1940
  4. Restrepia angustilabia Schltr. 1923
  5. Restrepia angustilabia subsp. subserrata (Schltr.) H. Mohr 1996
  6. Restrepia antennifera subsp. leontoglossa (Schltr.) H. Mohr 1996
  7. Restrepia brachypus subsp. serrilabia (Schltr.) H. Mohr 1996
  8. Restrepia filamentosa Ames & C. Schweinf. 1925
  9. Restrepia lankesteri Ames & C.Schweinf. 1930
  10. Restrepia leontoglossa Schltr. 1920
  11. Restrepia serrilabia Schltr. 1920
  12. Restrepia subserrata Schltr. 1923
  13. Restrepia trichoglottis hort. ex Gentil 1906[1907]