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Paradisanthus


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Alliance:
Genus: Paradisanthus
Rchb.f. 1852
Type Species
Paradisanthus bahiensis


Paradisanthus abbreviated as Pdsnth., is a small orchid genus that includes four species

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in Brazil

DescriptionEdit

CultureEdit

Keep plant in cool to warm temperatures. Keep plant in shade to moderate light. Potting media should not be allowed to dry out. Keep moist but not soggy. Water about every five to seven days. Plants should be potted in a well drain mix with medium fir bark with some perlite or in tree fern fibers. Plant is best grown in a basket

NamingEdit

This genus was named after its beautiful flowers.

Species Edit

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