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Miltonia kayasimae

Miltonia kayasimae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Miltonia
Species: Milt. kayasimae
Alliance:
Binomial name
Miltonia kayasimae
Pabst 1976


Miltonia kayasimae is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Miltonia.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from summer to fall with six flowers. Flowers are 5 cm wide.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in Sao Paulo State Brazil at elevations around 900 meters

CultureEdit

Grow in warm conditions with moderate light during Summer, and more light during Winter. During the growing period, high humidity is essential for successful cultivation (which makes them not so easy to grow in a windowsill). The pot medium should not dry out completely when growing, but sufficient drainage is needed to avoid root rot. At all time mist the plants frequently, if possibly in the morning to mimic the morning dew of the natural habitat. Plants should be potted in a well drain medium such as medium fir bark.

NamingEdit

Common name: The Kayasima Miltonia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Anneliesia kayasimae (Pabst) Senghas & Lückel 1997

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