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Plectrophora

Plectrophora triquetra plate
Plectrophora triquetra from
Lindenia Iconographie des Orchidées

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Alliance:
Genus: Plectrophora
Focke 1848
Type Species
Plectrophora iridifolia


Plectrophora, abbreviated as Plctrp. in horticultural trade, is a genus of orchids comprising of 9 species

DistributionEdit

Plants are found Brazil.

DescriptionEdit

Plants in this genus are small epiphytes with single leaf pseudobulbs and a bell shaped lip

CultureEdit

Grow plants in warm temperatures in partial shade to bright light. Water plant when mix drys. During the winter give plants a slight dryout between waterings. Water approximately once a week. Pot with medium fir bark.

NamingEdit

This genus is named after a spur that the flowers carry

SynonymsEdit

  1. Jansenia Barb. Rodr. 1891

Species Edit

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