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Sophronitis ghillanyi

Sophronitis ghillanyi

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


Sophronitis ghillanyi is a plant in the genus Sophronitis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant bloom from spring to early summer with a single 3 cm wide flower

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in volcanic rock crevices and out croppings in Minas Gerais, Brazil at elevations of 1500 to 1600 meters in elevation

CultureEdit

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

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Sophronitis ghillanyi 1 Sophronitis ghillanyi variant Sepals and petals are white with pink veins, lip is white
L. Ghyllanii Albescens Sophronitis ghillanyi var Albescens Sepals and petals are white with pink veins, lip is white

NamingEdit

Common Name:Ghilliany's Sophronitis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Hoffmannseggella ghillanyi (Pabst) H.G. Jones 1974
  2. Laelia ghillanyi Pabst 1973

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