Pleurothallis ripleyi

Pleurothallis ripleyi is a species from Ecuador. In the wild this species inhabits wet forest at elevations around 1,900 metres. Plants produce inflorescences at the base of each leaf and bear many yellow solitary flowers. Plants bloom at any time of the year, but mostly in spring. Blooming is subject to environmental and cultural conditions being favourable.

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Pleurothallis ripleyi is a species from Ecuador. In the wild this species inhabits wet forest at elevations around 1,900 metres. Plants produce inflorescences at the base of each leaf and bear many yellow solitary flowers. Plants bloom at any time of the year, but mostly in spring. Blooming is subject to environmental and cultural conditions being favourable.

This plant is flowering size. Grow Pleurothallis ripleyi in a pot or basket and use sphagnum moss as a media. Make sure the plant gets sufficient air movement particularly when gown in humidity above 80%; always ensure that humidity is sufficiently high and give the plant moderate shade. Plants need to be grown wet; I grow this species sitting in water. This plant grows well in an intermediate to cool greenhouse, terrarium or indoors in suitable conditions, including, a difference between day and night temperature, air movement and sufficient humidity.

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