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Koellensteinia eburnea

Koellensteinia eburnea

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Koellensteinia
Species: Koell. eburnea
Alliance:
Binomial name
Koellensteinia eburnea
(Barb.Rodr.) Schltr. 1918


Koellensteinia eburnea is a species of genus Koellensteinia

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom in the spring with many 1.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in north Guyana, Surinam, Venezuela, Peru, and Minas Gerais, Brazil at elevations of 1000 to 2800 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are cool to warm growing and require moderate lighting. Potting media should not be allowed to dry out. Keep moist but not soggy. Water about every five to seven days. Plants should be potted in a well drain mix with medium fir bark with some perlite or in tree fern fibers. On mature plants, with hold watering for one month during the winter.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Ivory Colored Koellensteinia

SynonymEdit

  1. Cyrtopodium album Barb.Rodr. 1891
  2. *Cyrtopodium eburneum Barb.Rodr. 1881
  3. Koellensteinia peruviana Schltr. 1918

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