Barkeria palmeri

Barkeria palmeri

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Barkeria
Species: Bark. palmeri
Binomial name
Barkeria palmeri
[Rolfe]Schlechter 1918

Barkeria palmeri is a plant in the genus Barkeria.


Plant blooms in the winter with two to one hundred 3 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in deciduous and semi deciduous forest of the Pacific coastal Mexico at elevations of 0 to 1300 meters.


Plants are grown in hot to intermediate conditions in intermediate sunlight. 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.


Common Name:Palmer's Barkeria


  1. Barkeria chinensis ssp. palmeri [Rolfe] Thein 1970
  2. Broughtonia cubensis [Lindley] Lindley ex Cogn. 1910
  3. Epidendrum palmeri Rolfe 1893
  4. Laeliopsis cubensis {Lindley] Lindley ex Cogn. 1910

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