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Lockhartia


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Alliance:
Genus: Lockhartia
Hooker 1827
Type Species
Lockhartia biserra


Lockhartia, abbreviated Lhta in horticultural trade, is a genus of orchids (family Orchidaceae) and the only genus of alliance Lockhartia.

DistributionEdit

There are about 30 species, distributed from Mexico through northern South America.

DescriptionEdit

Plants in this genus have pendant, braided and flat belt-like stem. Plants have two pollina.

CultureEdit

Grow plants in cool to intermediate temperatures in partial shade to bright light. Water plant when mix drys. During the winter give plants a slight dryout between waterings. Water approximately once a week. Pot with medium fir bark.


NamingEdit

The genus is named after English botanist David Lockhart

SynonymsEdit

  1. Fernandezia Lindley 1833

Species Edit

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