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Dunstervillea mirabilis

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Ornithocephalinae
Genus: Dunstervillea
Species: Dun. mirabilis
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dunstervillea mirabilis
Garay 1972


Dunstervillea mirabilis is a species in the Dunstervillea genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms with several 4 mm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing on tree branches in Venezuela, Ecuador and Brazil at elevations of 430 to 1350 meters

CultureEdit

Plants should be grown in shady conditions with warm temperatures. Plants do best mounted on cork or tree fern fibers and prefer to be dried out between waterings.

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Wonderful Dunstervillea

Entomology: Plant was named after G.C.K. Dunsterville Orchid Collector in Venezuela

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