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Renanthera matutina

Renanthera matutina

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Renanthera
Species: Ren. matutina
Alliance:
Binomial name
Renanthera matutina
[Blume]Lindley 1833


Renanthera matutina is an species in the genus Renanthera.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the fall with many 6 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the lowland montane forest of Thailand, Sumatra, Java, Borneo and Malaysia at elevations of 100 to 600 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and require full sunlight and 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:The Early Blooming Renenathera

SynonymsEdit

  1. Aerides angustifolium Hooker 1833
  2. *Aerides matutinum Bl. 1805
  3. Ceraia saaronica (J.König) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  4. Epidendrum matutinum Poir. 1810
  5. Epidendrum saaronicum J.König 1791
  6. Nephranthera matutina Hassk. 1842
  7. Renanthera angustifolia Hkr.f 1890

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