Aspasia silvana

Aspasia silvana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Aspasia
Species: Asp. silvana
Binomial name
Aspasia silvana
F. Barros 1988

Aspasia silvana is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Aspasia.


Plants bloom from spring to early summer with a single 8 cm wide flower.


Plants are found growing in the montane forest of Bahia, Espiritu Santo and Rio de Janiero states of Brazil at elevations of 200 and up to 700 meters


Grow plants in cool to warm temperatures in partial shade to bright light. Water plant when mix drys. During the winter give plants a slight dryout between waterings. Water approximately once a week. Pot with medium fir bark. After flowering reduce watering for one to two months.


Common name: The Forest Growing Aspasia

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