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Trevoria

Trevoria chloris plate
Trevoria chloris plate from
Curtis's botanical magazine vol.127

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Alliance:
Genus: Trevoria
F. C. Lehm. 1897
Type Species
Trevoria chloris


Trevoria is a genus of orchids.

DistributionEdit

Plants in this genus are found from Nicaragua and Costa Rica to Bolivia

DescriptionEdit

It was described by FC Lehmann in 1897. It was described by FC Lehmann 1897 ser 3 vol21:345-346 in Gardeners Chronicle with a black and white picture of Trevoria chloris. (A photo of this single plant is also in the new vol 6 of the book Native Colombian Orchids: Volume 6: Supplement: Leucohyle-Zootrophion (1998)

CultureEdit

Plants are usually grown in wooden baskets in partial shade. Use a well drain potting media such as medium fir bark with perlite, tree fern fibers, or sphagnum moss. Keep area humid and grow in intermediate to cool temperatures. Keep mix moist at all times because the plants are semi-aquatic. Plants are difficult to keep alive.

NamingEdit

The genus is named in honor of Sir Trevor Lawrence, a former president of The Royal Horticultural Society.

SynonymsEdit

  1. Endresiella Schlechter 1921

Species Edit

ReferencesEdit

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