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Myoxanthus colothrix

Myoxanthus colothrix

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Myoxanthus
Species: My. colothrix
Alliance:
Binomial name
Myoxanthus colothrix
(Luer) Luer 1982


Myoxanthus colothrix is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Myoxanthus.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from summer to fall with a single 1 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the cloud forest of Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador at elevations of 1000 to 1700 meters

CultureEdit

Keep plant in shade to moderate lighting. Plant can be grown in intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Short Haired Myoxanthus

SynonymsEdit

  1. *Pleurothallis colothrix Luer 1981

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