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Sophronitis itambana

Sophronitis itambana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Sophronitis
Species: S. itambana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Sophronitis itambana
Pabst 1973


Sophronitis itambana is a plant in the genus Sophronitis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant bloom from spring to summer with two 4 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Minas Gerais Brazi at elevations of 2000 to 2300 meters

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Name:The Pico de Itambana

SynonymsEdit

  1. Hoffmannseggella itambana (Pabst) V.P.Castro & Chiron 2002
  2. Sophronitis itambana (Pabst) C. Berg & M.W. Chase 2000

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