Scaphosepalum triceratops

Scaphosepalum triceratops

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Scaphosepalum
Species: Sppm. triceratops
Binomial name
Scaphosepalum triceratops
Luer & Andreetta 1988

Scaphosepalum triceratops is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Scaphosepalum.


Plant blooms in winter with three to five 1 cm flowers.


Plants are found growing on trees or near plant stouts in the tropical forest of Ecuador at elevations of 1800 to 2650 meters


Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in warm to cool conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist. Plant can also be mounted on bark.


Common Names: The Three Horned Scaphosepalum

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