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Lockhartia lunifera

Lockhartia lunifera.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Lockhartia
Species: Lhta. lunifera
Alliance:
Binomial name
Lockhartia lunifera
(Lindl.) Rchb. f. 1852


Lockhartia lunifera is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Lockhartia.

Description[]

Plants bloom in the spring and summer with several 2 cm wide flowers.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing in Brazil

Culture[]

Grow plants in intermediate 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.

Naming[]

Common name: The Half Moon Sepal Lockhartia

Synonyms[]

  1. *Fernandezia lunifera Lindley 1831
  2. Fernandezia robusta Klotsch non Batem. ?
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