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Gongora aceras

Gongora aceras

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Gongora
Species: Gga. aceras
Alliance:
Binomial name
Gongora aceras
Dressler 1971


Gongora aceras is an orchid species found in Central America.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in the wet montane forest of Colombia and western Ecuador at elevations of 200 to 1000 meters

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from summer to fall with several 3.5 cm wide flowers.

CultureEdit

Plants are usually grown in wooden baskets in partial shade. Use a well drain potting media such as medium fir bark with perlite, tree fern fibers, or sphagnum moss. Keep area humid and grow in warm temperatures. Keep mix moist but not dry.

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Hornless Gongora

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