Porroglossum porphyreum
Porroglossum porphyreum
Porroglossum porphyreum
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Porroglossum porphyreum

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Porroglossum - "From the Greek meaning "far, far off" and "tongue", the name refers to the position of the lip.The utterly fascinating lip is hinged and has a mechanism that snaps shut when stimulated by a pollinator, thus trapping the insect to ensure that the pollinia will be removed and later transferred to the receptive surface. The lip opens after 30 minutes or so to release the insect, but also closes at night and reopens at dawn. Porroglossums have successively flowered inflorescences with petals that are small and fleshy. The plants are easy to cultivate and with their successively flowering habit are almost always in full bloom." -AOS.org

Great for intermediate temp terrariums

💚Difficulty:

Intermediate

🌱Size

Miniature

🌡 Temp:

Intermediate (22/16°C)

💧 Water:

Medium (Keep Moist)

☁️Humidity

🌸 60% min - High air circulation

💡 Light:

🌸 Low-Med indirect/shade

🌰 Media

Best mounted or potted in Sphagnum Moss / Fine Bark

🌸 Aroma

No

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