Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Eriinae
Genus: Mediocalcar
J.J.Smith 1900
Type Species
Mediocalcar bicolor

Mediocalcar is a genus of orchids that consists of about twenty species.


Plants in this genus are distributed in the cloud forest of Paupa and New Guinea


Plants in this genus contain creeping rhizomes and succulent leaves.


Keep plant in cool to intermediate temperatures with medium amounts of light to shady conditions. Plant can be potted in a well drain mix such as tree fern fibers. Plants prefer to be mounted. Water regularly.


The genus is named after the spur that is attached to the middle of the lip of the flower

Species Edit

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