131161 Psh. mariae 'Gerd Röllke' photo by D.O.G. (Germany O.S.)

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Orchid Species: Prosthechea mariae

Prosthechea mariae is an orchid species identified by This is a natural hybrid in 1998.
Genus
Prosthechea (Psh.)
Grex
mariae
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
This is a natural hybrid
Year
1998
ORIGIN: Found at altitudes of 1000 to 1200 meters in dry oak forests in NW Mexico only.

DESCRIPTION: A warm to cool growing, medium sized, pendant epiphyte with 2 to 3, towards the apex, waxy gray, oblong or elliptic-oblong, acute foliage and ovoid, clustered, pseudobulbs. It is best mounted on wood, and blooms in spring and summer with fragrant flowers on an apical, 2 to 11 [5 to 27 cm] long, suberect to arching, few [1 to 5] flowered inflorescence and is a semi-deciduous plant that requires a dry winter rest, moderate light and mounting on wood or tree fern.

FLOWER SIZE: To 3 inches [5 to 8 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Origin
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