Stenoglottis longifolia

Stenoglottis longifolia

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Orchideae
SubTribe: Orchidinae
Genus: Stenoglottis
Species: Sngl. longifolia
Binomial name
Stenoglottis longifolia
Hooker F. 1891

Stenoglottis longifolia is a plant of the family Orchidaceae and the genus Stenoglottis


Plant is found on humus and rock out crops in Natal and Zululand, South Africa at elevations of 0 to 1300 meters.


Plant blooms from summer to fall with several 1.2 cm wide flowers.


Plants require cool to intermediate temperatures and diffused bright light. Pot in a well drain terrestrial medium of gravel, sand, soil, perlite, and bark. Water the plant regular during spring and summer. Reduce watering in the winter as plants are dormant and begin watering regularly again as new shoots appear in the spring.


Common name: The Long-Leafed Stenoglottis