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Sophronitis briegeri

Sophronitis briegeri

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Sophronitis
Species: S. briegeri
Alliance:
Binomial name
Sophronitis briegeri
(Blumensch. ex Pabst) C. Berg & M.W. Chase 2000


Sophronitis briegeri is a plant in the genus Sophronitis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from summer to fall with a single 5 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Brazil at elevations around 1370 meters

CultureEdit

Plants should be grown in medium fir bark with partial to full sun. Plant is a cool growing orchid species. Water approximately once a week and reduce watering in the winter. Plant can also be mounted.

NamingEdit

Common Name:Brieger's Sophronitis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Hoffmannseggella briegeri (Blumensch. ex Pabst) V.P.Castro & Chiron 2002
  2. Laelia briegeri Blumensch. ex Pabst 1973

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