Sophronitis esalqueana

Sophronitis esalqueana

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

Sophronitis esalqueana is a plant in the genus Sophronitis.


Plant blooms from spring to fall with two to four 3 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in Sao Paulo State of Brazil at elevations around 1200 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:The ESA-LQ Sophronitis


  1. Laelia esalqueana Blumensch. ex Pabst 1973

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