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Neomoorea wallisii

Neomoorea wallisii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Lycastinae
Genus: Neomoorea
Species: N. wallisii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Neomoorea wallisii
[Rchb.f]Schlechter 1924


Neomoorea wallisii is a species of genus Neomoorea

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from fall to winter with ten to twenty 6.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in the cloud forests of Colombia and Panama at an elevations of 50 to 100 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are grown in medium light with cool to warm temperatures. Use a mix of 75% fine fir bark with 25% perlite or use tree fern fibers and sphagnum moss. Water regularly during growing period. Watering should be done when potting mix just begins to dry. Plants prefer high humidity. They need a two to three week dry rest in the late winter. Resume water and fertilizer when new growth and the new inflorescence.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Wallis' Neomoorea

SynonymEdit

  1. Lueddemannia wallisii Rchb.f 1877
  2. *Moorea irrorata Rolfe 1890

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