Dryadella edwallii

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Dryadella
Species: Drya. edwallii
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Binomial name
Dryadella edwallii
[Cogn.]Luer 1978


Dryadella edwallii is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dryadella.

Description[edit | edit source]

Plant blooms in summer with a single 3 cm wide flower. The inflorescence is 2 cm long. This plant is similar to Dryadella zebrina but differs by having larger flowers and a longer inflorescence.

Distribution[edit | edit source]

Plants are found growing in Brazil at elevations around 350 to 1800 meters

Culture[edit | edit source]

Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in intermediate conditions. Plants are best mounted on treefern fibers or cork, but also can be potted in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.

Naming[edit | edit source]

Common Names: Edwall's Dryadella

Synonyms[edit | edit source]

    • Masdevallia edwallii Cogn. 1880
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