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Pescatoria wallisii

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Pescatoria
Species: Pes. wallisii
Binomial name
Pescatoria wallisii
Linden & Rchb. f. 1869

Pescatoria wallisii is a species of genus Pescatoria


Plants bloom from spring to summer with a single 10 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found growing in western Ecuador at elevations of 70 to 1219 meters


Keep plant at intermediate temperatures with high humidity. Keep plant in shade to moderate light. Potting media should not be allowed to dry out. Keep moist but not soggy. Water about every five to seven days. Plants should be potted in a well drain mix with medium fir bark with some perlite. Potting media should never be allowed to dry out.


Common Names: Wallis' Pescatorea


  1. Bollea schroederiana R.H. Torr. ex Sander 1895
  2. Pescatorea euglossa Rchb. f. 1876
  3. Pescatorea roezlii Rchb. f. 1874
  4. Pescatoria schroederiana Rolfe 1900
  5. Zygopetalum euglossum Rchb. f. 1876
  6. Zygopetalum wallisii Rchb. f. 1869