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Barkeria whartoniana

Barkeria whartoniana

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


Barkeria whartoniana is a plant in the genus Barkeria.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from the fall to early spring with several flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on trees and rock outcroppings in the hot and dry deciduous forest of Oaxaca state of Mexico at elevations of 200 to 300 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are grown in hot 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:Wharton's Barkeria

SynonymsEdit

  1. Epidendrum whartonianum C. Schweinf. 1948

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