Sophronitis gloedeniana

Sophronitis gloedeniana

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

Sophronitis gloedeniana is a plant in the genus Sophronitis.


Plant blooms in the winter to spring with eight 6 cm wide flowers


Plant is found growing in Espiritu Santo, Brazil at elevations around 1600 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: Gloeden's Sophronitis


  1. Laelia gloedeniana Hoehne 1934
  2. Hoffmannseggella gloedeniana (Hoehne) V.P.Castro & Chiro 2002

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