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Promenaea lentiginosa

Promenaea lentiginosa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Promenaea
Species: Prom. lentiginosa
Alliance:
Binomial name
Promenaea lentiginosa
(Lindl.) Lindl. 1843


Promenaea lentiginosa is a species of genus Promenaea

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom in the summer with a single 5 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the forest of Serro do Mar of southeastern Brazil.

CultureEdit

Plants are cool to cold growing and require moderate lighting. Potting media should not be allowed to dry out. Keep moist but not soggy. Water about every five to seven days. Plants should be potted in a well drain mix with medium fir bark with some perlite or in tree fern fibers. On mature plants, with hold watering for one month during the winter.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Freckled Promenaea

SynonymEdit

  1. *Maxillaria lentiginosa Lindl. 1839
  2. Zygopetalum lentiginosum Rchb. f. 1863
  3. Zygopetalum xanthino-stapelioides Hort 1904

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