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Trichoceros muralis

Trichoceros muralis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Telipogoninae
Genus: Trichoceros
Species: Tc. muralis
Alliance:
Binomial name
Trichoceros muralis


Trichoceros muralis is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Trichoceros.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the summer with several 2 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in the dry rocky regions of Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 2200 to 3200 meters

CultureEdit

Grow plants in cool to intermediate temperatures in medium amounts of light. Plants are best grown in an open shallow mix such as sphagnum moss or tree fern. They can also be mounted. Plants require high humidity and regular waterings. Mist daily to keep the roots moist and Water 4 to 7 times a week.

VariantsEdit

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Trichoceros muralis1 Trichoceros muralis variant Sepals and Petals are striped. Lip is red.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Wall-Growing Trichoceros

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