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Myoxanthus serripetalus

Myoxanthus serripetalus

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


Myoxanthus serripetalus is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Myoxanthus.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from summer to winter with a single 2 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on rocky slopes in Peru and Ecuador at elevations of 1000 to 3100 meters

CultureEdit

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

NamingEdit

Common Names: Sawtooth-Edged Petal Myoxanthus

SynonymsEdit

  1. *Pleurothallis serripetala Kraenzl. 1916

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