Brassavola retusa

Common Name: Retuse Brassavola

Habitat: Brazil and Peru. Brassavola retusa grows on trees.

Plant Size: Medium. Slender, fleshy leaves of Brassavola retusa grow on top of narrow pseudobulbs. Leaves are narrow and dark green.

Flower Size: Medium

Flower Description: The flowers of Brassavola retusa have narrow, greenish petals and sepals and a broad white lip. Flowers are fragrant.

Bloom Season: Fall

Growing Temperature: Intermediate, Warm

Additional Information: The nomenclature of Brassavola retusa is in flux right now. More will be posted when I can figure it all out.

Synonyms: Bletia retusa, Brassavola revoluta


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