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Chytroglossa


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Ornithocephalinae
Alliance:
Genus: Chytroglossa
Rchb. f. 1863
Type Species
Chytroglossa aurata


Chytroglossa is a genus of small leafy epiphytes. The genus is abbreviated as Chyt in horticultural trade.

DistributionEdit

Plants are distributed in Southeastern Brazil

CultureEdit

Plants require warm temperature and shady conditions. Keep the humidity high and water frequently. Plants should never be allowed to dry out.

NamingEdit

Plants in this genus are named after their pot shaped lips.

SpeciesEdit

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