Zootrophion lappaceum

Zootrophion lappaceum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Zootrophion
Species: Ztrphn. lappaceum
Binomial name
Zootrophion lappaceum
Luer & R.Escobar 2004

Zootrophion lappaceum is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Zootrophion.


Plant blooms in the spring with several flowers.


The plant is found in the jungles of Cundinamarca Colombia at elevations around 1500 meters.


Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in intermediate to warm conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.


Common Names: The burr like Zootrophion

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