Barkeria strophinx

Barkeria strophinx

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Barkeria
Species: Bark. strophinx
Binomial name
Barkeria strophinx
(Rchb.f.) Halb. 1977

Barkeria strophinx is a plant in the genus Barkeria.


Flowers are fragrant


Plants are found in the Michoacán state of Mexico.


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.


Common Name:


  1. *Epidendrum strophinx Rchb.f., 1876.
  2. Barkeria naevosa subsp. strophinx (Rchb.f.) Halb., 1974.


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

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