It refers to a specific variety of the Trichopilia tortilis orchid that is characterized by being tetraploid, denoted by the "4N" designation. Tetraploid orchids have four sets of chromosomes instead of the usual two, which can lead to variations in flower size, color, and structure.
Trichopilia tortilis is an orchid species known for its attractive and often fragrant flowers. The tetraploid variation may exhibit unique qualities that are distinct from the diploid form of the species. To successfully cultivate Trichopilia tortilis 4N, it's important to understand the care requirements specific to this orchid variety, including proper lighting, temperature, humidity, and watering, to support its healthy growth and the development of its unique blooms.