Rhynchostele ehrenbergii

Rhynchostele ehrenbergii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Rhynchostele
Species: Rhync. ehrenbergii
Binomial name
Rhyncostele ehrenbergii
(Link, Klotzsch & Otto) Soto Arenas & Salazar 1993

Rhynchostele ehrenbergii is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Rhynchostele.


Plant blooms in the spring with up to three 5 cm flowers. Plant is similar to Rhynchostele rossii except with smaller compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by a pair of leafless sheaths.


Plant is found growing in Mexico.


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: Ehrenberg's Rhynchostele


  1. Cymbiglossum ehrenbergii (Link, Klotzsch & Otto) Halb. 1983
  2. Lemboglossum ehrenbergii (Link, Klotzsch & Otto) Halb. 1984
  3. Odontoglossum dawsonianum Rchb.f. 1865
  4. *Odontoglossum ehrenbergii Link, Klotzsch & Otto 1841
  5. Odontoglossum rossii var. ehrenbergii (Link, Klotzsch & Otto) H.J. Veitch 1877
  6. Oncidium ehrenbergii (Link, Klotzsch & Otto) Beer 1854

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