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Elythranthera emarginata

Elythranthera emarginata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidioideae
Tribe: Diurideae
SubTribe: Caladeniinae
Genus: Elythranthera
Species: Elth. emarginata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Elythranthera emarginata
[Lindl]A.S. George 1963


Elythranthera emarginata is a species of Elythranthera.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from in the spring with one to four 4.5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the coastal scrubs of South West Australia at elevations of 5 to 350 meters

CultureEdit

Grow plants in cool temperatures with moderate amounts of light. Plants require a summer dormancy. Withhold watering and keep the medium to dry out after the leaves die out during the summer and water regularly during the winter. Pot in a well drain gritty terrestrial mix of sand, peat, and eucalyptus leaf litter. Plants are difficult to grow.

NamingEdit

Common name: The Notched Elythranthera

SynonymsEdit

  1. Caladenia emarginata (Lindl.) Rchb.f. 1871
  2. *Glossodia emarginata Lindl. 1840

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