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Capanemia


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Alliance:
Genus: Capanemia
Barb. Rod. 1877
Type Species
Capanemia micromera


Capanemia abbreviated as Cap. in horticultural trade, is a small genus of the orchid family.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay.

DescriptionEdit

Plants in this genus have fleshy pseudobulbs and terete leaves.

CultureEdit

Grow in cool to 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

The genus is named after Brazilian Naturalist Dr. Guillermo Schuch de Capanemia

SpeciesEdit

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