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Bryobium


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Eriinae
Alliance:
Genus: Bryobium
Lindley 1836
Type Species
Bryobium retusum


Bryobium is a genus of orchids that consists of about 10 species.

DistributionEdit

Plants in this genus are distributed from Sri Lanka, Java, Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra, to Northern Australia

DescriptionEdit

Plants in this genus have a creeping rhizome and one to three leathery leaves.

CultureEdit

Plant should be grown in a shady area with cool to intermediate temperatures. plants should be watered two to three times a week with dry outs between watering. Plants should be potted in medium fir bark with perlite or in sphagnum moss. Reduce watering during the winter.

NamingEdit

The genus is named after bryon meaning moss and bios meaning life referring to its epiphytic habitat.

SynonymsEdit

  1. Alvisia Lindl. 1859

Species Edit

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