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Paphinia lindeniana

Paphinia lindeniana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Paphinia
Species: Pna. lindeniana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Paphinia lindeniana
Rchb. f. 1887


Paphinia lindeniana is a species from the genus Paphinia.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in Venezuela, Guyana, Colombia, Peru and Amazonas Brazil at elevations of 100 to 600 meters

DescriptionEdit

Plants blooms in the spring with five to eight 8 cm wide flowers.

CultureEdit

Plants are usually grown in wooden baskets in partial shade. Use a well drain potting media such as medium fir bark with perlite, tree fern fibers, or sphagnum moss. Keep area humid and grow in intermediate to warm temperatures. Keep mix moist but not dry.

NamingEdit

Common Name:Linden's Paphinia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Lycaste lindeniana (Rchb. f.) Nichols 1888

ReferencesEdit

  • Dunsterville, G.C.K.. "Two and a Half Paphinias of Venezuela." American Orchid Society Bulletin January 1979 48(1979):

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