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Rodriguezia

Rodriguezia bungerothii plate
Rodriguezia bungerothii in Lindenia Iconographie des Orchidées

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Alliance:
Genus: Rodriguezia
Ruiz & Pav. 1794
Type Species
Rodriguezia lanceolata


Rodriguezopsis, abbreviated Rdza. in the horticultural trade

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing from south Mexico to South America, to the northwest of Argentina, with the highest concentration in Brazil.

DescriptionEdit

The spur of the plants contains nectar and encloses the lip spur which can be long or short.

CultureEdit

Plant prefers cool to warm temperature and is grown in diffused bright light. The plant is best mounted or grown in a well drain mix such as tree fern fibers. To water the plant spray the root system. Reduce watering in the winter.

NamingEdit

The genus is named after spanish botanist Manuel Rodriguez

SynonymsEdit

  1. Burlingtonia Lindley 1837
  2. Physanthera Bertero ex Steud. 1841

Species Edit

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