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Lycaste lasioglossa

Lycaste lasioglossa.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Lycastinae
Genus: Lycaste
Species: Lyc. lasioglossa
Alliance:
Binomial name
Lycaste lasioglossa
Rchb. f. 1872


Lycaste lasioglossa is a plant belonging to the orchid genus Lycaste.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing in the cloud forest of Mexico,Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras at elevations around 1400 to 1800 meters

Description[]

Plant blooms from winter to spring with a single 14 cm wide flower.

Culture[]

Grow in diffused bright light and keep in cool to warm 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.


Naming[]

Common Name:The Shaggy-Lipped Lycaste

Synonyms[]

  1. Lycaste lasioglossa var flava Tinschert ex Oakley 2008
  2. Lycaste lasioglossa var minor ex Oakley 2008
  3. Lycaste macropogon Rchb.f 1888; Maxillaria lasioglossa Beer ?
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