Ant Farm Orchid

Myrmecophila tibicinis

  • Ant Farm Orchid
  • Ant Farm Orchid
  • Flower name
    Ant Farm Orchid
  • Scientific name
    Myrmecophila tibicinis
  • AliasSchomburgkia tibicinis , Myrmecophila tibicinis, バナナラン, Ant Farm Orchid
  • Place of originMexico, Central America, Venezuela
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse
  • Flowering seasonMay

What is Ant Farm Orchid

Ant Farm Orchid, scientific name:Myrmecophila tibicinis) in Mexico and Central America, native to Venezuela, perennial Department of the Orchid myrmecophila genus. Pink flowers bloom. So with fake stems, such as bananas called banana run. Fake stems are live in ants in the cavity.
Orchid provides the honey ants, and symbiotic plants and nutrients provided by ants ants.

Common name: Ant Farm Orchid, scientific name:Myrmecophila tibicinis , synonym:Schomburgkia tibicinis, also known as: banana run, Ant Farm Orchid, origin: Mexico, Central America, Venezuela,


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Orchidaceae
  • Genus
    Myrmecophila
  • Species
    M. tibicinis
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Orchid shape
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeYears of grass
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height ~ cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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