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Clowesia warczewiczii

Clowesia warczewiczii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Catasetinae
Genus: Clowesia
Species: Clow. warczewiczii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Clowesia warczewiczii
(Lindl. & Paxton) Dodson 1975


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

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the fall with fifteen to twenty 6.25 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the moist tropical forest of Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana and Ecuador at elevations of 70 to 500 meters

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: Warczewicz's Clowesia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Catasetum scurra Rchb.f 1872
  2. *Catasetum warczewitzii Lindley & Paxton 1850-1
  3. Myanthus warczewicii (Lindl. & Paxton) Beer 1854

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