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Barbosella


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Alliance:
Genus: Barbosella
Schlechter 1918
Type Species
Barbosella gardneri


Barbosella is a genus of in the orchid family (Orchidaceae) comprised of around twenty species. The genus is abbreviated as Bar. in horticultural trade.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found from Central America to Peru, Venezuela and Brazil

DescriptionEdit

Plants have single flowers with a unique lip base that works like a ball and socket.

CultureEdit

Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to cold conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist. Plants can be mounted.

NamingEdit

Named after J. Barbosa Rodrigues, an investigator of Brazilian orchids.

Species Edit

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