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Promenaea stapelioides

Promenaea stapelioides

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


Promenaea stapelioides is a species of genus Promenaea

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom in the summer with one to two 5 cm flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on trees and damp rocks in the cool montane forest of southern 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 Stapelia-Like Promenaea

SynonymEdit

  1. *Cymbidium stapelioides Link & Otto 1828
  2. Maxillaria stapelioides {Link & Otto] Lindl. 1832
  3. Peristeria stapelioides Lindl. 1832
  4. Zygopetalum stapelioides Rchb. f. 1861
  5. Zygopetalum stapelioides Klotzsch ex Rchb. f. 1863
  6. Zygopetalum stapelioides Nichols. 1901

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