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Ascocentrum aurantiacum

Ascocentrum aurantiacum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Ascocentrum
Species: Asctm. aurantiacum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Ascocentrum aurantiacum
(J.J. Sm.) Schltr. 1913


Ascocentrum aurantiacum is an species in the genus Ascocentrum.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring with many 1 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants is found growing in the dark forest of Sulawesi and the Philippines at elevations up to 1200 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and require bright to full sunlight and intermediate to warm temperatures. If hunged the roots must be watered frequently. Slightly reduce watering in the winter. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants), several pieces of coarse fir bark, or sphagnum moss.


NamingEdit

Common Names: The Orange Ascocentrum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Saccolabium aurantiacum J.J. Sm. 1910

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