Trichosalpinx dura

Trichosalpinx dura

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Trichosalpinx
Species: Trchpnx. dura
Binomial name
Trichosalpinx dura
(Lindl.) Luer 1893

Trichosalpinx dura is a species in the Trichosalpinx genus.


Plant blooms in summer and winter with a several 1 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in the montane forest of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Surinam, Venezuela, Brazil, Cuba, Jamaica, Leewards, Puerto Rico,Trinidad and Tobago at elevations of 700 to 2000 meters


Keep plant in shade. Plant can be grown in intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist. Plants prefer high humidity.


Common Name: The Rigid Trichosalpinx


  1. Humboldtia dura (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Humboldtia foliata (Griseb.) Kuntze, 1891
  3. Humboltia dura (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  4. Humboltia foliata (Griseb.) Kuntze 1891
  5. Pleurothallis amygdalina Rolfe ex Schltr. 1916
  6. Pleurothallis amygdalodora Kraenzl. 1906
  7. Pleurothallis anomala Hoehne 1929
  8. Pleurothallis broadwayi Ames 1908
  9. Pleurothallis broadwayi subsp. anomala (Hoehne) Garay 1929
  10. Pleurothallis corazonica F. Lehm. & Kraenzl. 1899
  11. *Pleurothallis dura Lindl. 1859
  12. Pleurothallis foliata Griseb. 1864
  13. Pleurothallis guadalaupensis Cogn. 1909
  14. Pleurothallis lepanthopsis Schltr. 1916
  15. Pleurothallis nana Ames & C. Schweinf. 1925
  16. Pleurothallis pyxos Luer & R.Escobar 1981
  17. Pleurothallis williamsii Ames 1922
  18. Trichosalpinx amygdalodora (Kraenzl.) Luer 1997
  19. Trichosalpinx foliata (Griseb.) Luer 1983
  20. Trichosalpinx nana (Ames & C. Schweinf.) Luer 1983
  21. Trichosalpinx pyxos (Luer & R.Escobar) Luer 1983

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