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Myoxanthus uxorius

Myoxanthus uxorius

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


Myoxanthus uxorius is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Myoxanthus.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom in the spring with a single successive 5 mm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 1800 to 2700 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: The Wife's Myoxanthus

SynonymsEdit

    • Pleurothallis uxoria Luer 1979

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