Pleurothallis tribuloides is found throughout Central America and the Caribbean islands at elevations of 1,000 to 5,000 feet. They are intermediate temp growers, 50F to 80F, requiring damp with strong shading, less than 800 footcandles. Tribuloides is very compact and forms small, dense clumps and can be grown mounted or potted in good draining media. The eye catching flowers are only 1/4 inch but are colored a bright red, orange lasting up to 3 months. These are easy growers and small blooming size divisions.