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Aspasia silvana

Aspasia silvana

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


Aspasia silvana is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Aspasia.

DescriptionEdit

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

DistributionEdit

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

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common name: The Forest Growing Aspasia

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