Species: Barbosella prorepens
Native to: Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Leeward Islands, Jamaica, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil
Temperature preferences: Warm to cold growing
Water preferences: Medium moisture
Terrestrial or Epiphytic: Epiphytic
General Information and Care: Barbosella prorepens is a great small orchid for terrarium use. This species prefers to stay a little on the drier side and does not appreciate high moisture levels. The leaves of this species are a bright yellowish green and are usually about 1" in length though may reach 2" under certain conditions. Additionally, they are very narrow, typically ⅛" or less in width. The flowers of this species are typically held 3-4" from the plant and are several beautiful shades of yellow.
Glass Box Tropicals Plant Care Rating: 5
Shipped Size: Blooming size division, may be mounted or unmounted.