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Holcoglossum kimballianum

Holcoglossum kimballiana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Holcoglossum
Species: Hlcgl. kimballianum
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Binomial name
Holcoglossum kimballianum
(Rchb. f.) Garay 1972


Holcoglossum kimballianum is an species in the genus Holcoglossum.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the fall with up to twenty flowers. Flowers are 3.5 to 5 cm wide and fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants grow in rocky locations and on trees in Myanamar, Thailand, Laos, and south China at elevations of 1200 to 1800 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown mounted or in baskets and usually require moderate sunlight with intermediate to warm temperatures. If hunged the roots must be watered frequently. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants) and sphagnum moss. Plants also do well mounted on a stick with sphagnum moss. Reduce watering in the winter.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Kimball's Holcoglossum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Holcoglossum saprophyticum (Gagnep.) Christenson 1987
  2. *Vanda kimballiana Rchb. f. 1889
  3. Vanda saprophytica Gagnep. 1932

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