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Comparettia speciosa

Comparettia speciosa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Comparettia
Species: Comp. speciosa
Alliance:
Binomial name
Comparettia speciosa
Rchb.f 1878


Comparettia speciosa is a species of Comparettia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from winter to spring with up to eight 3 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing on twigs in the wet montane forest of Ecuador and Northwestern Peru at elevations of 700 to 2000 meters.

CultureEdit

Grow plants in intermediate 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.

VaritiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Comparettia speciosa1 Comparettia speciosa variant Orange petals and sepals, Orange lip

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Beautiful Comparettia

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