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Rossioglossum schlieperianum

Rossioglossum schlieperianum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Rossioglossum
Species: R. schlieperianum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Rossioglossum schlieperianum
(Rchb. f.) Garay & G.C. Kenn. 1976


Rossioglossum schlieperianum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Rossioglossum.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from spring to early summer with three to eight 9 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on tree trunks in El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 1200 to 2800 meters

CultureEdit

Grow plants in cool to intermediate temperatures in partial shade to bright light. Water plant when mix drys. During the winter give plants a slight dryout between waterings. Water approximately once a week. Pot with medium fir bark.

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Rossioglossum schlieperianum alba Rossioglossum schlieperianum var. alba Sepals are pink and petals are yellow, lip is yellow

NamingEdit

Common name: Schlieper's Rossioglossum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Odontoglossum powellii Schltr. 1922
  2. *Odontoglossum schlieperianum Rchb. f. 1865
  3. Odontoglossum grande-pallidum Klotzsch ex Rchb.f. 1865
  4. Odontoglossum powellii Schltr. 1922
  5. Rossioglossum powellii (Schltr.) Garay & G.C.Kenn 1976

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