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Miltoniopsis warscewiczii

Miltoniopsis warscewiczii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Miltoniopsis
Species: Mltnps. warscewiczii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Miltoniopsis warscewiczii
(Rchb. f.) Garay & Dunst. 1976


Miltoniopsis warscewiczii is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Miltoniopsis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in fall and spring with three to five 6.5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found on high tree crowns in lower montane forest of Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 1000 to 2000 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are grown in moderate light with intermediate to warm temperatures. They require a humidity range of 50 to 90%. During hot summers water the plant daily. As winter approaches, keep the plant media moist but not damp. In the winter reduce watering but do not let the mix dryout. Pot the plant in a well drain mix such as fine fir bark with perlite.

NamingEdit

Common name: Warscewiczii's Miltoniopsis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Miltonia endresii G. Nicholson 1888
  2. Miltonia superba Schltr. 1907
  3. Odontoglossum warscewiczianum Hemsl. 1884
  4. Odontoglossum warszewiczii Rchb. f. 1852

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