Trichocentrum margalegfii is an orchid species name for which no taxonomic record was found. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Trichocentrum margalefii.
ORIGIN: This is a Mexican, small sized, warm to cool growing, epiphytic, mule-eared species found in pine-oak and mountain rain forest at elevations of 1900 to 2100 meters.
DESCRIPTION: This is a Mexican, small sized, warm to cool growing, epiphytic, mule-eared species found in pine-oak and mountain rain forest at elevations of 1900 to 2100 meters on the southern Pacific coast with subcylindric, fairly small pseudobulbs subtended by several triangular, purple at the apex sheaths with a single, apical, oblong elliptic, coriaceous, succulent, acute leaf that blooms on a basal, 12 to 16 [30 to 40 cm] long, several [6 to 15] flowered, racemose inflorescence with a few scarious bracts and a ovate to triangular floral bracts arising on a mature pseudobulb and having showy flowers occurring in the late fall and winter.
FLOWER SIZE: 1 3/4 inch [4.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Author is Ken Slump, posted almost 2 years ago
Suggestions for Choosing Plants Requiring Minimal Care
THIS SEEMS LIKE AN IDEAL TOPIC for an article. Many of us want to enjoy orchid flowers with a minimum of fuss and I have found that most ...
Beginners Start Here
Author is Ken Slump, posted about 2 years ago
A 12-Step Plan for Becoming a Successful Orchid Grower
IF YOU ARE NEW TO THE ORCHID hobby and perhaps feel you are not enjoying the success with your plants that you had hoped for, read throug...
Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted about 2 years ago
Flower Boosters Florida 2018
by Roy Tokunaga Email: [email protected]
Definition: Anything that will empower my Orchid to spike more reliably with maximum flowers. It can be cultu...
Water: The Most Important Nutrient
Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted over 2 years ago
We take water for granted. It falls out of the sky. It flows from the faucet. Oahu city water is considered good for growing Orchids. We use it without thought or concern.
If you study orch...