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Chondrorhyncha


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Alliance:
Genus: Chondrorhyncha
Lindl. 1846
Type Species
Chondrorhyncha rosea


The genus Chondrorhyncha abbreviated as Chdrh. in horticultural trade, is made up of around 27 species

DistributionEdit

Species in this genus are distributed from Central and South America with the largest concentration in the Andes mountains of Colombia

DescriptionEdit

Plants have fan shaped leaves and a single flower

CultureEdit

Keep plant at intermediate to warm temperatures with high humidity. Keep plant in moderate lighting. 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. Plant is best grown in a basket Potting media should never be allowed to dry out.

NamingEdit

The genus is named after the beak-like rostellum of the flower

SynonymsEdit

  1. Warscewiczella Rchb.f.
  2. Warszewiczella Benth. & Hkr.f

Species Edit

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