Prosthechea vinacea is an orchid species name for which no taxonomic record was found. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Prosthechea pulchra.
ORIGIN: Found in southern Ecuador and Peru in wet montane forests at elevations around 2600 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Small sized, cold growing epiphyte with oblong, somewhat flattened, sulcate pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 2, apical, erect, oblong-lanceolate, acute, conduplicate basally leaves that blooms in the late fall and winter on a terminal, shorter than the leaf to 2 [5 cm] long, 9 to 12 flowered inflorescence arising through a conduplicate spathe with 1 to 2 short bracts and small floral bracts.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.6 inches [1.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Posted by Sys Admin 3 months ago
I made another PET video and hopefully this one is more streamlined than the last one! Enjoy!
Orchids and Freaky Weather
Posted by Sys Admin 5 months ago
As predicted by scientists, freaky weather conditions have become more frequent. Last year, we had very heavy and continuous rains. So much so that even the orchids were struggling. The pests were ...