Flower Database

Ant Farm Orchid

Basic information
Flower Name
Ant Farm Orchid
Formal Name
Myrmecophila tibicinis
Alias
Schomburgkia tibicinis , Myrmecophila tibicinis, Ant Farm Orchid
Habitat
Mexico, Central America, Venezuela
Morph
Years of grass
Comment
Ant Farm Orchid, scientific name:Myrmecophila tibicinis) in Mexico and Central America, native to Venezuela, perennial Department of the Orchid myrmecophila genus. Pink flowers bloom. So with fake stems, such as bananas called banana run. Fake stems are live in ants in the cavity.
Orchid provides the honey ants, and symbiotic plants and nutrients provided by ants ants.
Common name: Ant Farm Orchid, scientific name:Myrmecophila tibicinis , synonym:Schomburgkia tibicinis, also known as: banana run, Ant Farm Orchid, origin: Mexico, Central America, Venezuela,
Detailed information
Order
Asparagales
Family
Orchidaceae
Genus
Myrmecophila
Species
M. tibicinis
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
Orchid
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Greenhouse
Color
Pink
Season
May
Height
 ~  [cm]
Diameter
 ~