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Chaubardia


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Alliance:
Genus: Chaubardia
Rchb.f 1852
Type Species
Chaubardia surinamensis


Chaubardia abbreviated as Chbth. in horticultural trade, is a genus in the orchid family (Orchidaceae).

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in French Guyana, Suriname, Bolivia, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms with a single flower arising from a sheath, which has a curved column and four pollina.

CultureEdit

Keep plant intermediate to warm temperatures. Keep plant in shade to moderate light. Potting media should not be allowed to dry out. Keep moist but not soggy. Water about every five to seven days. Plants should be potted in a well drain mix with medium fir bark with some perlite or in tree fern fibers. Plant is best grown in a basket

NamingEdit

The genus was named after French botanist S.B. Chaubard

SynonymsEdit

  1. Hoehneella Ruschi 1945

Species Edit

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