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Barkeria scandens

Barkeria scandens

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Barkeria
Species: Bark. scandens
Alliance:
Binomial name
Barkeria scandens
(La Llave & Lex.) Dressler & Halb 1977


Barkeria scandens is a plant in the genus Barkeria.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms with many 5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing on tree branches in Southern Mexico at elevations of 1300 to 1900 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are grown in cool 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.

NamingEdit

Common Name:Scandent Barkeria

SynonymsEdit

  1. Barkeria cyclotella Rchb.f Gard. 1880
  2. Barkeria lindleyana var. cyclotella [Rchb.f] Thein 1970
  3. Epidendrum cyclotellum Rchb. f.
  4. Epidendrum lindleyana var cyclotellum [Rchb.f] Veitch 1890
  5. Pachyphyllum scandens La LLave & Lex. 1825

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