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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresBarkeria skinneri

Orchids
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Barkeria skinneri

Flowers
Family Orchidaceae
Name Barkeria skinneri
Abbreviation Bark.
Etymology
Barkeria Named after George Barker, 19th century English orchid enthusiast.
skinneri Named after George Ure Skinner, 19th century Brittish orchid collector in Guatemala.

  See also:  Cattleya

Vegetatively, this plant resembles a miniature crucifix orchid except that it has thick roots that do not seem to want to grow into its pot. It is better grown mounted on a raft, where the roots are exposed to the air.


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