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Esmeralda

Esmeralda cathcartii print
Esmrls. cathcartii from Lindenia Iconographie des Orchidées

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Alliance:
Genus: Esmeralda
Rchb.f 1862
Type Species
Esmeralda cathcartii


Esmeralda abbreviated as Esmrls in horticultural trade, is a genus comprised of around two species.

DistributionEdit

The genus is distributed from south east Asia in the Myanamar, China, and Thailand.

DescriptionEdit

Plants in this genus have four pollina.

CultureEdit

Plant grows from cool to intermediate conditions with medium amounts of light. Plants should be potted in medium bark or sphagnum moss. Water everytime when the mix has just about dried.

NamingEdit

The genus is named after the spanish word for emerald.

SynonymsEdit

  1. Arachnanthe Blume 1828

Species Edit

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