FANDOM


Polystachya johnstonii

Polystachya johnstonii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Polystachyinae
Genus: Polystachya
Species: Pol. johnstonii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Polystachya johnstonii
Rolfe 1897


Polystachya johnstonii is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Polystachya.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from fall to spring with two to ten 2.5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on rocks on the open hillside of Malawi at elevations of 1600 to 2000 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: Johnston's Polystachya

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.