99694 B. tuberculata photo by OWZ Lib

Member Plants

0 plants cultivated by members of ORCHIDS.ORG.


Upcoming Events Worldwide

(log in to see events near you)
  1. Friday, September 4 (lasts 2 days) - Asociacion Jueces de Orquideas de Costa Rica "Exposición Nacional de Orquideas AJOCORI 2020", San José (0 members going)

Upcoming Global Events

Orchid Species: Brassavola tuberculata

Brassavola tuberculata is an orchid species identified by Hook. in 1829.
Genus
Brassavola (B.)
Grex
tuberculata
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Hook.
Year
1829
ORIGIN: Found in Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia from the cool mountains to the hot, lower savannahs, it certainly prefers a hot to warm environment with bright light and high humidity.

DESCRIPTION: Found in Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia from the cool mountains to the hot, lower savannahs, it certainly prefers a hot to warm environment with bright light and high humidity. The mostly pendant growing plant has very slender, stem-like, strongly sulcate pseudobulbs carrying a single, terete, acute, sulcate, pendulous, whiplike leaf and blooms in the late spring and early summer on a short racemose inflorescence that is shorter than the leaves with up to 6 flowers that are highly fragrant at night. Water regularly while in growth and give a slightly drier winter. They do well mounted on tree fern or cork and in nature are found as an epiphyte or lithophyte in varied habitats.

FLOWER SIZE: 2 1/2 to 3 inches [6.25 to 7.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Origin
Add+ Brassavola B gibbsiana
Most awarded/recent cultivars: B. tuberculata 'Norm Dolder' (3 awards from 1993 to 2015) B. tuberculata 'Heather' (2 awards in 1992) B. tuberculata 'Louise' (2003)
Log in to Add a Comment


Newest Site Articles

2 10 2020 12 58 22 pm

PET style method of Catasetum potting- UPDATED

Posted by Sys Admin about 2 months ago I made another PET video and hopefully this one is more streamlined than the last one! Enjoy! https://youtu.be/HjddGQ9xo3o   Read More
Globes

Orchids and Freaky Weather

Posted by Sys Admin 3 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 ... Read More

New Topics

  1. Marilynn Davis asked question Can grow light cause deformed leaves? in category General Discussion
  2. George Su asked question New Intergeneric Orchids in category Other Genera
  3. Robert Scully asked question Searching for a special hybrid in category General Discussion

New Comments

  1. Image Carol Holdren commented on topic "Can grow light cause deformed leaves?" by Marilynn Davis
  2. Edward Zapata commented on topic "Cymbidium breeding info?" by Edward Zapata
  3. Stefan Neher commented on orchid Bl. Joanne Singer
  4. Stefan Neher commented on article "BLACK ROT: Pythium Ultimum" by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)
  5. Image Carol Holdren commented on topic "Searching for a special hybrid" by Robert Scully
  6. Edward Zapata commented on member plant Cym. Sarah Jean by Edward Zapata
  7. Hfs photo Henry Shaw commented on topic "Missing Gan Lin phal variety" by Henry Shaw
  8. 2016 11 03 Jeanne M Uzar commented on topic "Orchid not found in Orchids.Org" by Mary Lane
  9. Robert H. Findlay commented on orchid Z. mackayi
  10. Ramon Lao Galano commented on member plant Phal. Chang Maw Jade by Henry Shaw