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Barkeria naevosa

Barkeria naevosa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Barkeria
Species: Bark. naevosa
Alliance:
Binomial name
Barkeria naevosa
(Lindl.) Schltr. 1923


Barkeria naevosa is a plant in the genus Barkeria.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from late fall to early spring with several 3.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant during the day.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing on the pacific coast of Oaxaca, Gurrero and Michoacan states of Mexico at elevations of 400 to 1000 meters.

CultureEdit

Plants are grown in warm to intermediate 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.

NamingEdit

Common Name:Veined Barkeria

SynonymsEdit

  1. Barkeria chinense ssp naevosa [Lindley] Thien 1970
  2. Epidendrum chinense var naevosa {lindl.] L. Wms. 1951
  3. Epidendrum naevosum Lindl. 1853

ReferencesEdit

  • Halbinger, Fedrico, George C. Kennedy. "The Genus Barkeria." Orchid Digest Vol. 44-2 March April 1980: 56-62.

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