Bark. spectabilis 'Seeve' photo by D.O.G. (Germany O.S.)

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Orchid Species: Barkeria spectabilis

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Barkeria spectabilis is an orchid species identified by Bateman ex Lindl. in 1842.
Genus
Barkeria (Bark.)
Grex
spectabilis
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Bateman ex Lindl.
Year
1842
ORIGIN: Found in southern Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador where it grows as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte or lithophyte in dry areas on oak trees and bushes at elevations of 1300-3500 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Found in southern Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador where it grows as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte or lithophyte in dry areas on oak trees and bushes at elevations of 1300-3500 meters with fusiform-cylindrical, erect pseudobulbs carrying ovate to linear-lanceolate, subcoriaceous, acute to acuminate leaves. It flowers in the summer on a few to many flowered, apical, 10 [25 cm] long, racemose or paniculate inflorescence arising on a newly arising pseudobulb with short-lived non-fragrant flowers that open in succession.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 3/4 to 3 inches [4 to 8 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Epidendrum Epi spectabile 1862 (Bateman ex Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
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