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Arachnis hookeriana

Arachnis hookeriana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Arachnis
Species: Arach. hookeriana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Arachnis hookeriana
(Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. 1886


Arachnis hookeriana is an species in the genus Arachnis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the fall.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Borneo at elevations around 0 to 500 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and usually require full sunlight and warm temperatures. If hunged the roots must be watered frequently. Plants should be grown in a large pot with media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants),several pieces of coarse fir bark and charcoal, or sphagnum moss.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Hooker's Arachnis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Arachnanthe alba Ridl. 1893
  2. Arachnis alba (Ridl.) Schltr. 1911
  3. Arachnis canniformis (Guillaumin) Tang & F.T.Wang 1951
  4. Renanthera alba (Ridl.) Ridl. 1896
  5. *Renanthera hookeriana Rchb.f. 1862
  6. Stauropsis canniformis Guillaumin 1930

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