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Sophronitis sincorana

Sophronitis sincorana

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


Sophronitis sincorana is a plant in the genus Sophronitis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from winter to spring with one to four 10 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Brazil at elevations around 1100 to 1500 meter

CultureEdit

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

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Sophronitis sincorana 'Sierra Buttes' Sophronitis sincorana 'Sierra Buttes' Sepals and petals are light purple. Lip is purple
Sophronitis sincorana coerulea Sophronitis sincorana var. coerulea Sepals and petals are white. Lip is purple
Sophronitis sincorana coerulea2 Sophronitis sincorana var. Coreula Sepals and petals are white. Lip is light indigo

NamingEdit

Common Name:The Sincora Sophronitis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Cattleya grosvenori Ruschi 1969
  2. Hadrolaelia sincorana ( Schltr. ) Chiron & V.P.Castro 2002
  3. Laelia sincorana Schlechter 1917

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