Sophronitis brevipedunculata

Sophronitis brevipedunculata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Sophronitis
Species: S. brevipedunculata
Binomial name
Sophronitis brevipedunculata
[Cogn.]Fowlie 1972

Sophronitis brevipedunculata is a plant in the genus Sophronitis.


Plant bloom in the fall with around three about 7.5 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in humus deposits, rocky slopes, and on trees in Minas Gerais State, Brazil at elevations of 1220 to 2000 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. Plant can also be mounted.


Common Name: The Short-Stalked Sophronitis


  1. Hadrolaelia brevipedunculata ( Cogn. ) Chiron & V.P.Castro 2002
  2. *Sophronitis wittigiana var. brevipedunculata Cogn. 1902

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