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Sarcoglottis grandiflora

Sarcoglottis grandiflora

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Cranichideae
SubTribe: Spiranthinae
Genus: Sarcoglottis
Species: Srgt. grandiflora
Alliance:
Binomial name
Sarcoglottis grandiflora
(Lindl.) Klotzsch 1842


Sarcoglottis grandiflora is a plant of the family Orchidaceae and the genus Sarcoglottis

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in the dry montane forest of Ecuador, Peru and Argentina at elevations of 280 to 1300 meters

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to fall with many 1.66 cm wide flowers.

CultureEdit

Grow in moderate lighting. Plant grows in warm temperatures and should be water regularly. Keep potting media moist. Pot with fine to medium grade bark or soil.

NamingEdit

Common name: The Large Flower Sarcoglottis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Dothilis grandiflora (Hook.) Raf. 1837
  2. Gyrostachys grandiflora (Hook.) Kuntze 1891
  3. *Neottia grandiflora Hook 1827
  4. Neottia macrantha Sweet 1830
  5. *Spiranthes grandiflora [Hkr.] Lindl. 1827

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