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Gomesa


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Alliance:
Genus: Gomesa
R.Br. 1815
Type Species
Gomesa recurva


Rodriguezopsis is a genus consisting of two species.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing on trees from Brazil to Northeastern Argentina

Description[]

Culture[]

Plant prefers cool to intermediate temperature and is grown in diffused bright light. The plant is best mounted or grown in a well drain mix such as tree fern fibers. To water the plant spray the root system. Reduce watering in the winter.

Naming[]

The genus is named after Portuguese botanist Dr. B. A. Gomes

Synonyms[]

  1. `Gomesia Spreng. 1826
  2. `Gomeza Lindley 1825
  3. `Gomezia Bartl. 1830

Species[]

  • Gomesa alpina Porsch, 1908.
  • Gomesa barkeri (Hook.) Rolfe, 1901.
  • Gomesa crispa (Lindl.) Klotzsch ex Rchb.f., 1852.
  • Gomesa divaricata Hoffmanns. ex Schltr., 1926.
  • Gomesa duseniana Kraenzl., 1921.
  • Gomesa fischeri Regel, 1856.
  • Gomesa foliosa (Hook.) Klotzsch ex Rchb.f., 1852.
  • Gomesa glaziovii Cogn. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), 1905.
  • Gomesa laxiflora (Lindl.) Klotzsch ex Rchb.f., 1852.
  • Gomesa paranaensis Kraenzl., 1911.
  • Gomesa planifolia (Lindl.) Klotzsch ex Rchb.f., 1852.
  • Gomesa recurva R.Br., 1815.
  • Gomesa sessilis Barb.Rodr., 1877.
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