Sophronitis bradei

Sophronitis bradei

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

Sophronitis bradei is a plant in the genus Sophronitis.


Plant blooms from summer to fall with a single 2 cm wide flower.


Plant is found growing in rock crevices in Minas Gerais Brazil at elevations of 1200 to 1300 meters


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


Common Name:Brade's Sophronitis


  1. Hoffmannseggella bradei (Pabst) V.P.Castro & Chiron 2002
  2. Laelia bradei Pabst 1973

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