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Miltonia sp., Miltonia
Bakerara

Miltonia sp.

Miltonia
Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: South America
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeEpiphytePink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersUnusual colorRed/crimson/vinous flowers

Miltonia species have large and long lasting flowers, often in multifloral inflorescences. This fact, allied to being species that are easy to grow and to identify, make them a favorite of orchid collectors all over the world. Species of this genus are extensively used to produce artificial hybrids.

x Bakerara abbreviated Bak. is the nothogenus for intergeneric hybrids between the orchid genera Brassia, Miltonia and Odontoglossum

Burrageara is the nothogenus for intergeneric hybrids between the orchid genera Cochlioda, Miltonia, Odontoglossum and Oncidium.

× Beallara, abbreviated Bllra. in the horticultural trade is the nothogenus for intergeneric hybrids between the orchid genera Brassia, Cochlioda, Miltonia and Odontoglossum.

× Miltassia abbreviated Mtssa. in the horticultural trade, is the nothogenus for intergeneric hybrids between the orchid genera Brassia and Miltonia.





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