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Neobenthamia gracilis, Neobenthamia

Neobenthamia gracilis

Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: Tanzania
Small plant 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite, off-white flowers

Neobenthamia gracilis is lithophilic and grows among leaf litter and other detritus on rock faces.

Neobenthamia gracilis can be very tall, 2 meters or more, with large leaves. Born at the top of the erect terminal inflorescence are numerous very impressive fragrant, medium size flowers, that form a round ball shaped cluster (like a pom-pom).

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