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Barkeria lindleyana

Barkeria lindleyana ssp lindleyana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Barkeria
Species: Bark. lindleyana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Barkeria lindleyana
Bateman ex Lindl. 1842


Barkeria lindleyana is a plant in the genus Barkeria.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom in the fall with five to twenty 6 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in deciduous and semi-deciduous forest from Mexico to Costa Rica at elevations of 200 to 2500 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are grown in hot to cool conditions in shade. They are usually grown mounted on cork or bark with sphagnum moss. Plants should be watered regularly. Keep the plant in a media that can dry out pretty quickly. The plant can also take dryouts between waterings. Keep the plant in an area with good air circulation. Watering should be reduced during resting season from fall to winter.

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Barkeria lindleyana Barkeria lindleyana variant Sepals and Petals are magenta. Lip is magenta with a white patch.
Barkeria lindleyana alba Barkeria lindleyana var alba Sepals and Petals are white. Lip is white.

NamingEdit

Common Name:Lindley's Barkeria

SynonymsEdit

  1. Barkeria linleyana var centrae Rchb.f 1873
  2. Barkeria linleyana ssp. lindleyana [Batem. ex Lindl. Thein 1970
  3. Epidendrum lindleyanum (Bateman) Rchb. f. 1862
  4. Epidendrum lindleyanum var centrae [Rchb.f] Veitch 1890

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