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Polystachya moreauae

Polystachya moreauae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Polystachyinae
Genus: Polystachya
Species: Pol. moreauae
Alliance:
Binomial name
Polystachya moreauae
P.J.Cribb & Podz. 1978


Polystachya moreauae is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Polystachya.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the fall with a single 1.8 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in Muchinga Escarpment, Zambia at elevations of 1200 meters

CultureEdit

Plants should be grown in fine fir bark or in sphagnum moss with moderate light and warm 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: Moureau's Polystachya

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