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Eurychone


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Angraecinae
Alliance:
Genus: Eurychone
Schltr. 1918
Type Species
Eurychone rothschildiana


Eurychone, abbreviated as Echn. in horticultural trade, is a genus of orchids.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found from West Africa to Angola and Uganda

DescriptionEdit

Plants in this genus have a elongated rostellum in front of the column and a distinctive lip.

CultureEdit

Grow in intermediate to warm temperatures. Pot in medium fir bark and keep in partial shade. Water about once a week. Keep plant fairly moist but not wet.

NamingEdit

The genus is named after its funnel shaped lip

Species Edit

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