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Gongora pleiochroma

Gongora pleiochroma

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Gongora
Species: Gga. pleiochroma
Alliance:
Binomial name
Gongora pleiochroma
Rchb. f. 1860


Gongora pleiochroma is an orchid species found in Central America.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in the montane forest of Panama, Venezuela, French Guiana, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 400 to 1800 meters

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from winter to summer with twelve to twenty five 6 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

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 Rich-Colored Gongora

SynonymsEdit

  1. Gongora aromatica sensu Dodson & Bennett 1989

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