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Xylobium pallidiflorum

Xylobium pallidiflorum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Bifrenariinae
Genus: Xylobium
Species: Xyl. pallidiflorum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Xylobium pallidiflorum
(Hook.) G. Nicholson 1887


Xylobium pallidiflorum is a species in the Xylobium genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from summer to early winter with many 1 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Windwards, Surinam, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia at elevations of 1000 to 3000 meters

CultureEdit

Grow in diffused bright light and keep in cool to intermediate temperatures. Keep humidity from 40 to 70%. Water regularly during growing season. The potting media should be a little moist in between waterings. To prevent rot, avoid water from touching leaves. Reduce watering during the winter. Pot plants in 75% fine bark and 25% perlite or in full sphagnum moss.

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Xyl pallidiflorum Xylobium pallidiflorum variant Sepals and petals are green. lip is green.

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Pale Flowered Xylobium

SynonymsEdit

  1. Colax pallidiflorus (Hook.) C.K. Spreng. ?
  2. *Maxillaria pallidiflora Hook. 1828
  3. Maxillaria stenobulbon Klotzsch 1853
  4. Onkeripus pallidus Raf. 1838
  5. Xylobium latifolium Schltr. 1929

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