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Caucaea alticola

Caucaea alticola

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Caucaea
Species: Cauc. alticola
Alliance:
Binomial name
Caucaea alticola
(Stacy) N.H.Williams & M.W.Chase 2001


Caucaea alticola is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Caucaea.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom in fall with several flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in Ecuador.

CultureEdit

Grow in cold to cool 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: The High Elevation Caucaea

SynonymsEdit

  1. Caucaea tarquiensis (Stacy) N.H.Williams & M.W.Chase 2001
  2. *Oncidium alticola Stacy 1975; Oncidium tarquiense Stacy 1975

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