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Sacoila


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Cranichideae
SubTribe: Spiranthinae
Alliance:
Genus: Sacoila
Raf. 1836
Type Species
Sacoila lanceolata


Sacoila is a genus of orchids (family (Orchidaceae) belonging to the subfamily Orchidoideae.

DistributionEdit

Plants are distributed from Florida, USA through Central America to South America.

DescriptionEdit

Plants are terrestrial and blooms with many flowers which have a short column.


CultureEdit

Grow in moderate lighting. Plant grows in cool to warm temperatures and should be water regularly. Reduce watering during the winter. Keep potting media moist. Pot with a well drain mix such as fine to medium grade bark with perlite or in sphagnum moss.

NamingEdit

This genus is named after the greek words "sakkos" meaning bag and "koilos" meaning hollow referring to the hollow spurs formed by the sepals.


Species Edit

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