Stenoglottis zambesiaca

Stenoglottis zambesiaca

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Orchideae
SubTribe: Orchidinae
Genus: Stenoglottis
Species: Sngl. zambesiaca
Binomial name
Stenoglottis zambesiaca
Rolfe 1897

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


Plant is found on mossy rocks and logs in the evergreen forest of Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Transvaal South Africa.


Plant blooms in the summer 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. Reduce watering in the winter as plants are dormant and begin watering regularly again as new shoots appear in the spring.


Common name: The Zambian Stenoglottis

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.