Clowesia amazonica

Clowesia amazonica

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Catasetinae
Genus: Clowesia
Species: Clow. amazonica
Binomial name
Clowesia amazonica
K.G.Lacerda & V.P.Castro 1995

Clowesia amazonica is a species of Clowesia found in South America.


Plant blooms in the spring with many flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found growing in the forest of Venezuela to Ecuador


Grow in warm conditions with partially bright light. Water regularly during growing season and when plants drop leaves during dormancy reduce watering. During dormancy only water about twice a month to keep pseudobulbs from shriveling. Resume watering normally when new growths occur in spring. Plants can die easily from over watering. Plants are usually grown in bark with perlite, cork, full sphagnum moss, and tree fern


Common name: The Amazon Clowesia

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