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Renanthera imschootiana

Renanthera imschootiana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Renanthera
Species: Ren. imschootiana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Renanthera imschootiana
Rolfe 1891


Renanthera imschootiana is an species in the genus Renanthera.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from late spring to early summer with many 6 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on tree trunks in the lowland forest of Assam, Burma, Southern China, Laos and Vietnam at elevations of 500 to 1500 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and require full sunlight and cool to warm temperatures. If hunged the roots must be watered frequently. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants),several pieces of coarse fir bark, or sphagnum moss. If they are grown in pots there must be excellent drainage.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Imschoot's Renanthera

SynonymsEdit

  1. Renanthera papilio King & Prain 1895

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