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Rhynchostele pygmaea

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Rhynchostele
Species: Rhync. pygmaea
Alliance:
Binomial name
Rhyncostele pygmaea
(Lindl.) Rchb.f. 1852


Rhynchostele pygmaea is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Rhynchostele.

DescriptionEdit

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Chipas, Mexico through Guatemala.

CultureEdit

Grow in cool to intermediate conditions with moderate light. Water the plant right before the potting mix starts to dry. Plants should be potted in a well drain medium such as medium fir bark.


NamingEdit

Common name: The dwarf Rhyncostele

SynonymsEdit

  1. *Odontoglossum pygmaeum Lindl. in G.Bentham, 1841.
  2. Oncidium pygmaeum (Lindl.) Beer, 1854.
  3. Leochilus pygmaeus (Lindl.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex B.D.Jacks., 1895.

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