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Pleurothallis restrepioides

Pleurothallis restrepioides

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Pleurothallis
Species: Pths. restrepioides
Alliance:
Binomial name
Pleurothallis restrepioides
Lindl. 1836


Pleurothallis restrepioides is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Pleurothallis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the winter with many 3.7 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the wet montane forest of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 800 to 2900 meters

CultureEdit

Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Restrepia-Like Pleurothallis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Elongatia restrepioides (Lindl.) Luer 2004
  2. Humboldtia fritillaria (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891
  3. Humboltia fritillaria (Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891
  4. Humboltia restrepiodes (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  5. Pleurothallis atroviolacea F. Lehm. & Kraenzl 1899
  6. Pleurothallis fritillaria Rchb. f. 1855
  7. Stelis restrepioides (Lindl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

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