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Lycaste lasioglossa

Lycaste lasioglossa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Lycastinae
Genus: Lycaste
Species: Lyc. lasioglossa
Alliance:
Binomial name
Lycaste lasioglossa
Rchb. f. 1872


Lycaste lasioglossa is a plant belonging to the orchid genus Lycaste.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the cloud forest of Mexico,Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras at elevations around 1400 to 1800 meters

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from winter to spring with a single 14 cm wide flower.

CultureEdit

Grow in diffused bright light and keep in cool to warm temperatures. Keep humidity from 40 to 70%. Water regularly during growing season. The potting media should be a little moist in between waterings. To prevent rot, avoid water from touching leaves. Reduce watering during the winter. Pot plants in 75% fine bark and 25% perlite or in full sphagnum moss.


NamingEdit

Common Name:The Shaggy-Lipped Lycaste

SynonymsEdit

  1. Lycaste lasioglossa var flava Tinschert ex Oakley 2008
  2. Lycaste lasioglossa var minor ex Oakley 2008
  3. Lycaste macropogon Rchb.f 1888; Maxillaria lasioglossa Beer ?

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