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Peristeria elata, Holy Ghost orchid, Dove orchid, Flower of the Holy Spirit

Peristeria elata

Holy Ghost orchid, Dove orchid, Flower of the Holy Spirit
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Origin: Central America
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeEpiphyteRegular waterWhite/off-white flowers

It is found as an epiphyte plant on the trunks of trees covered with moss at elevation of about 1,100 m. In its natural habitat, this orchid grows near the ground level of mature forests.



Peristeria elata, Holy Ghost orchid, Dove orchid, Flower of the Holy Spirit


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/peristeria_elata.htm