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Polystachya affinis

Polystachya affinis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Polystachyinae
Genus: Polystachya
Species: Pol. affinis
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Binomial name
Polystachya affinis
Lindl. 1830


Polystachya affinis is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Polystachya.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the winter and spring with many 1.2 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the evergreen forest of Central Africa at elevations around 50 to 1350 meters

CultureEdit

Plants should be grown in fine fir bark or in sphagnum moss with moderate light and cool to intermediate temperatures. Plants can also be mounted. Water regularly during the summer. Reduce watering during the winter and water about every two weeks.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Similar Polystachya

SynonymsEdit

  1. Dendrorchis affinis (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Dendrorchis bracteosa (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  3. Polystachya bracteosa Lindl. 1840

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