Rhynchostele madrensis

Rhynchostele madrensis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Rhynchostele
Species: Rhync. madrensis
Binomial name
Rhyncostele madrensis
(Rchb.f.) M.A.Soto Arenas & G.A.Salazar 1993

Rhynchostele madrensis is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Rhynchostele.


Plant blooms from late summer to fall with two to seven 5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found growing in the cloud forest of Guerrero and Oaxaca States of Mexico at elevations around 2000 to 2700 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 Sierra Madre Rhynchostele


  1. Cymbiglossum madrense (Rchb. f.) Halb. 1983
  2. Lemboglossum madrense (Reichenbach f.) F.Halbinger . 1984
  3. *Odontoglossum madrense Reichb.f. 1874
  4. Odontoglossum maxillare Hook.f 1875

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