Rhynchostele beloglossa

Rhynchostele beloglossa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Rhynchostele
Species: Rhync. beloglossa
Binomial name
Rhyncostele beloglossa
(Rchb. f.) Dressler & N.H. Williams 2003

Rhynchostele beloglossa is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Rhynchostele.


Plant blooms from spring to summer with four to five fragrant flowers.


Plants are found growing on oak, pine and cypress trees in Mexico, Belize, Guiatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica at elevations of 700 to 2000 meters.


Grow in cool to intermediate conditions with moderate light. Water the plant right before the potting mix starts to dry. Plants should be potted in a well drain medium such as medium fir bark.


Common name: The Beautiful Lip Rhynchostele


  1. Amparoa costaricensis Schltr. 1923
  2. Amparoa helleri Hamer 1982
  3. *Odontoglossum beloglossum Rchb. f. 1868
  4. Amparoa beloglossa (Rchb. f.) Schltr. 1923

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