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Rodrigueziopsis

Rodrigueziopsis microphyton plate
Rodrigueziopsis microphyton from
Iconographie des Orchidees du Brésil

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Alliance:
Genus: Rodrigueziopsis
Schlechter 1920
Type Species
Rodrigueziopsis eleutherosepala


Rodriguezopsis is a genus consisting of two species.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on trees in Southern Brazil.

DescriptionEdit

Plants are closely allied to the genus Gomesa, but differ by having a more obvious rostellum and often recurved column.

CultureEdit

Plant prefers cool to intermediate 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 its flowers which looks the ones from the genus Rodriguezia

Species Edit

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