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Rhinerrhiza divitiflora

Rhinerrhiza divitiflora

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Rhinerrhiza
Species: Rhin. divitiflora
Alliance:
Binomial name
Rhinerrhiza divitiflora
(F. Muell. ex Benth.) Rupp 1951


Rhinerrhiza divitiflora is an species in the genus Rhinerrhiza.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to summer with many 10 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in dry streams and gullies of New South Wales and southern Queensland at elevations of 0 to 1200 meters.

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and require bright to full sunlight and cool to warm temperatures. If hanged the roots must be watered frequently. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers, cork, or sphagnum moss.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Rich-Blooming Rhinerrhiza

SynonymsEdit

  1. Rhinerrhiza freemanii (Rchb.f.) Garay 1972
  2. *Sarcochilus divitiflorus FvM ex Benth 1873
  3. Sarcochilus freemanii Rchb.f. 1877
  4. Thrixspermum divitiflorum (F.Muell. ex Benth.) Rchb.f. 1877
  5. Thrixspermum freemanii (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f 1877

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