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Mexicoa ghiesbrechtiana

Mexicoa ghiesbrechtiana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Mexicoa
Species: Mxc. ghiesbrechtiana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Mexicoa ghiesbrechtiana
(A. Rich. & Galeotti) Garay 1974


Mexicoa ghiesbrechtiana is an epiphytic orchid from South America. It use to be called Oncidium ghiesbrechtiana, But was moved to its own genus by Garay in 1974 Because of its different floral properties.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to fall with three to six 4 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the oak forest of Jalisco, Michoacan, Guerrero, Mexico and Oaxaca states of Mexico at elevations around 1400 to 2300 meters

CultureEdit

Grow plant in cold to warm temperatures and with moderate light.

NamingEdit

Common name: Gheisbreght's Mexicoa

SynonymsEdit

  1. Odontoglossum warneri Lindley 1845
  2. *Oncidium ghiesbreghtianum A. Rich. & Galeotti 1845
  3. Oncidium warneri [Lindley]Lindley 1855

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