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Fernandezia ionanthera

Fernandezia ionanthera

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Fernandezia
Species: Frnndz. ionanthera
Alliance:
Binomial name
Fernandezia ionanthera
[Rchb.f & Wars.] Schlechter 1920


Fernandezia ionanthera is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Fernandezia.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from fall to spring with a single 2 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the cloud forest of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 2800 to 3150 meters

CultureEdit

Plants should be grown in cool temperature with bright light. Water about twice a week in the summer and reduce to once a week as winter approaches. Plants can be grown in a well drain coarse mixture of bark and perlite or mounted.

NamingEdit

Common name: The Violet Column Fernandezia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Centropetalum ionantherum [Rchb.f $ Warsc.] Kraenzl., Pflanzer 1923
  2. *Nasonia ionanthera Rchb.f & Warsc. 1855

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