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Neofinetia


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Alliance:
Genus: Neofinetia
Hu 1925
Type Species
Neofinetia falcata


Neofinetia abbreviated as Neof in horticultural trade, is a genus comprised of around three species.

DistributionEdit

The genus is distributed from China, Korea, Japan and the Ryukyu Islands

DescriptionEdit

Plants in this genus have a chromosome count of 2n = 38

CultureEdit

Plants are grown in pots with sphagnum moss or medium bark in cool to intermediate temperatures. Plants can be mounted on cork or treefern slabs. Grow under bright lights. Water regularly, about once every three days. Reduce watering during the winter to about once a week. They require good air circulation.

NamingEdit

The genus is named after Achille Finet a French botanist

SynonymsEdit

  1. Angorkis Thou. 1809
  2. Angorchis Spreng 1822
  3. Finetia Schlechter
  4. Nipponorchis Masamune 1934

Species Edit

ResourcesEdit

PDF iconNeofinetia flora of China 2009

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