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Brassia gireoudiana

Brassia gireoudiana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Brassia
Species: Brs. gireoudiana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Brassia gireoudiana
Rchb. f. & Warsz. 1854


Brassia gireoudiana is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Brassia.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from spring to fall with up to fifteen 30 cm. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the deciduous forest of Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 500 to 1000 meters

CultureEdit

Grow in cool and warm conditions with moderate light. Water the plant right before the potting mix starts to dry. Plants should be potted in a well drain medium such as medium fir bark.

NamingEdit

Common name: Gireoud's Brassia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Brassia verrucosa subsp. gireoudiana (Rchb.f. & Warsz.) Dressler & N.H.Williams 2003
  2. Oncidium gireoudianum (Rchb. f. & Warsz.) Rchb. f. 1863

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