Stenoglottis woodii

Stenoglottis woodii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Orchideae
SubTribe: Orchidinae
Genus: Stenoglottis
Species: Sngl. woodii
Binomial name
Stenoglottis woodii
Schltr. 1924

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


Plant is found on mossy rocks areas of Zimbabwe and South Africa at elevations of 0 to 1500 meters


Plant blooms in the spring with many 1.25 cm 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. Unlike other Stenoglottis woodii requires that watering is with held in the winter as plants are dormant and begin watering regularly again as new shoots appear in the spring.


Common name: Wood's Stenoglottis


  1. Cynorkis macloughlinii L. Bolus 1928
  2. Stenoglottis macloughlinii (L.Bolus) G.McDonald 1995
  3. Stenoglottis macloughlinii (L.Bolus) G.McDonald ex J.M.H.Shaw 2003

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