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Prosthechea campylostalix

Prosthechea campylostalix

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Prosthechea
Species: P. campylostalix
Alliance:
Binomial name
Prosthechea campylostalix
(Rchb. f.) W.E. Higgins 1997


Prosthechea campylostalix is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Prosthechea

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from winter to spring with several 2.5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in the lower montane cloud forest of Guatemala, Panama and Costa Rica at elevations of 1200 to 2000 meters

CultureEdit

Plants grow in intermediate to warm conditions and can be grown in medium size fir bark with perlite. Plant prefers drying periods between watering and bright light is recommended. Lengthen drying period a bit in the winter.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Bent-Column Foot Prosthechea

SynonymsEdit

  1. Pollardia campylostalix [Rchb.f] Withner & Harding 2004
  2. Encyclia campylostalix (Rchb. f.) Schltr. 1922
  3. *Epidendrum campylostalix Rchb. f. 1852
  4. Prosthechea campylostalyx (Rchb. f.) W.E. Higgins 1997
  5. Pseudencyclia campylostalix (Rchb.f.) V.P.Castro & Chiron 2003

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