Sophronitis blumenscheinii

Sophronitis blumenscheinii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Sophronitis
Species: S. blumenscheinii
Binomial name
Sophronitis blumenscheinii
(Pabst) C. Berg & M.W. Chase 2000

Sophronitis blumenscheinii is a plant in the genus Sophronitis.


Plant bloom from in the fall with seven to twelve 4 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing on exposed rock cliffs in Espiritu Santo and Minas Gerais, Brazil at elevations of 1200 meters


Plants should be grown in medium fir bark with partial to full sun. Plant is a cool to intermediate growing orchid species. Water approximately once a week. Plant can also be mounted.


Common Name: Blumenschein's Sophronitis


  1. Hoffmannseggella blumenscheinii (Pabst) V.P.Castro & Chiron 2002
  2. Hoffmannseggella cardimii (Pabst & A.F.Mello) V.P.Castro & Chiron 2002
  3. Laelia cardimii Pabst & A.F.Mello 1978
  4. Laelia blumenscheinii Pabst 1975

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