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Aspasia silvana

Aspasia silvana.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Aspasia
Species: Asp. silvana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Aspasia silvana
F. Barros 1988


Aspasia silvana is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Aspasia.

Description[]

Plants bloom from spring to early summer with a single 8 cm wide flower.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing in the montane forest of Bahia, Espiritu Santo and Rio de Janiero states of Brazil at elevations of 200 and up to 700 meters

Culture[]

Grow plants in cool to warm temperatures in partial shade to bright light. Water plant when mix drys. During the winter give plants a slight dryout between waterings. Water approximately once a week. Pot with medium fir bark. After flowering reduce watering for one to two months.

Naming[]

Common name: The Forest Growing Aspasia

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