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Fernandezia maculata

Fernandezia maculata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Fernandezia
Species: Frnndz. maculata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Fernandezia maculata
Garay & Dunst. 1972


Fernandezia maculata is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Fernandezia.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from summer to fall with one to two 2 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the seasonally dry cloud forest of Venezuela, Ecuador and Peru at elevations around 2200 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 Spotted Fernandezia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Centropetalum punctatum (Lindl.) Kraenzl. 1923
  2. Nasonia cinnabarina Linden & Rchb.f. 1867; Nasonia punctata Lindl. 1845

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