Rossioglossum schlieperianum

Rossioglossum schlieperianum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Rossioglossum
Species: R. schlieperianum
Binomial name
Rossioglossum schlieperianum
(Rchb. f.) Garay & G.C. Kenn. 1976

Rossioglossum schlieperianum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Rossioglossum.


Plants bloom from spring to early summer with three to eight 9 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing on tree trunks in El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 1200 to 2800 meters


Grow plants in cool to intermediate temperatures in partial shade to bright light. Water plant when mix drys. During the winter give plants a slight dryout between waterings. Water approximately once a week. Pot with medium fir bark.


Rossioglossum schlieperianum alba Rossioglossum schlieperianum var. alba Sepals are pink and petals are yellow, lip is yellow


Common name: Schlieper's Rossioglossum


  1. Odontoglossum powellii Schltr. 1922
  2. *Odontoglossum schlieperianum Rchb. f. 1865
  3. Odontoglossum grande-pallidum Klotzsch ex Rchb.f. 1865
  4. Odontoglossum powellii Schltr. 1922
  5. Rossioglossum powellii (Schltr.) Garay & G.C.Kenn 1976

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