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Dichaea


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Alliance:
Genus: Dichaea
Lindley 1833
Type Species
Dichaea pendula


Dichaea abbreviated as Dcha. in horticultural trade, is a genus in the orchid family (Orchidaceae).

DistributionEdit

Plants are distributed throughout tropical america

DescriptionEdit

Plants carry a single flower with 4 hard and waxy pollina

CultureEdit

Keep plant intermediate to warm temperatures. Keep plant in shade to moderate light. Potting media should not be allowed to dry out. Keep moist but not soggy. Water about every five to seven days. Plants should be potted in a well drain mix with medium fir bark with some perlite or in tree fern fibers. Plants can also be mounted. Keep humidity high.

NamingEdit

The genus was named after typical leaf pattern growing in two opposite rows

SynonymsEdit

  1. Dichaeopsis Pfitz. 1887
  2. Epithecia Kn. & Westc. 1839

Species Edit

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