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Ancistrochilus thomsonianus

Ancistrochilus thompsonianus

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Bletiinae
Genus: Ancistrochilus
Species: Ancstrc. thomsonianus
Alliance:
Binomial name
Ancistrochilus thomsonianus
(Rchb.f.) Rolfe 1897


Ancistrochilus thomsonianus is a species in the genus Ancistrochilus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from summer to fall with two to three flowers. Flowers are 5 to 7.5 cm wide and fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the lowland forest of Nigeria, Central African Republic, Cameroons, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the Gulf of Guinea Islands

CultureEdit

Plants should be grown in shade with intermediate temperatures. Grow in a well drained terrestrial mix with medium bark and perlite. Keep plant media moist and water regularly during growth season. During winter reduce watering. Do not let the mix dry out.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Thompsosn's Ancistrochilus

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