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Ascocentrum curvifolium

Ascocentrum curvifolium

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Ascocentrum
Species: Asctm. curvifolium
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Binomial name
Ascocentrum curvifolium


Ascocentrum curvifolium is an species in the genus Ascocentrum.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to summer with many 2.7 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants is found growing in trees in the dry lowland forest of Assam India, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Myanamar, Thailand, Laos, southern China and Vietnam at elevations of 0 to 700 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 Curved Leafed Ascocentrum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Ascocentrum rubrum (Lindl.) Seidenf. 1988
  2. Gastrochilus curvifolius O.Ktze. 1891
  3. *Saccolabium curvifolium Lindley 1933
  4. Saccolabium miniatum Hooker not Lindley 1862
  5. Saccolabium rubrum Lindley 1828

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