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Clowesia amazonica

Clowesia amazonica

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


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

DescriptionEdit

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


DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the forest of Venezuela to Ecuador

CultureEdit

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

NamingEdit

Common name: The Amazon Clowesia

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