Sophronitis xanthina

Sophronitis xanthina

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

Sophronitis xanthina is a plant in the genus Sophronitis.


Plant bloom from spring to summer with two to six 8 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found growing in Brazil


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. Plant can also be mounted.


Common Name: The yellow Sophronitis


  1. Bletia flabellata Rchb.f 1861
  2. Bletia xanthina Rchb.f 1862
  3. Brasilaelia xanthina (Lindl.) Campacci 2006
  4. Laelia wetmorei Ruschi 1970
  5. Laelia xanthina Lindley 1859

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