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Comparettia coccinea

Comparettia coccinea

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Comparettia
Species: Comp. coccinea
Alliance:
Binomial name
Comparettia coccinea
Lindl. 1888


Comparettia coccinea is a species of Comparettia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring with five to fifteen 2 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in Venezuela, Espiritu Santo, Rio de Janiero, Minas Gerais, Sao Paulo, and Parana' states of Brazil at elevations around 390 meters

CultureEdit

Grow plants in cool to warm temperatures in shady to moderate light. Water plant when mix is about to dry. Plant should never be allow to dry out completely. Water approximately two to three times a week. Pot with fine fir bark or tree fern fibers.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Brick-Red Comparettia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Comparettia peruviana Schltr. 1912

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