Sophronitis reginae

Sophronitis reginae

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

Sophronitis reginae is a plant in the genus Sophronitis.


Plant blooms from spring to summer with two to six 2.5 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing on rocky ledges in Minas Gerais and Belo Horizonte, Brazil at elevations of 1200 to 2000 meters


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


S reginae Sophronitis reginae Sepals and petals are white, lip is yellow


Common Name:Regina's Sophronitis


  1. Brassavola reginae Pabst ?
  2. Hoffmannseggella reginae (Pabst) V.P.Castro & Chiron 2002
  3. Laelia reginae Pabst 1977

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