Lycaste dowiana

  • severe
  • yes
  • Windowsill/Winter garden
€22.50 *

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Product information "Lycaste dowiana"
Name: Lycaste dowiana, Endr. & Rchb.f. 1874

Lycaste dowiana var. isabelii, Archila 2003
Lycaste dowiana var. labello-alba, Oakley 2008
Lycaste dowiana var. viridis, Oakley 2008


dowiana = after the English captain Dow, who transported numerous orchids to Europe in the 19th century.

Propagation: seed
Origin: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama

terrestrial and epiphytic in rainforest/mist forest at altitudes from 600 to 1000m.


Lycaste dowiana grows compactly, the short flower stems always bear only one terminal flower. One can expect 2-4 flowers per new pseudobulb. The petals are always white, the sepals can blossom green-brown to yellow-brown or golden-brown.

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