Brassia verrucosa Bateman ex Lindl.

Warty Brassia


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Brassia

Category: Houseplant

Description: 

Two lanceolate leaves. Green warts on the base of the lip. Flowers in late spring to early autumn on basal inflorescence to 2', erect and arching. 10 to 20 flowers per inflorescence, slightly fragrant.

History: 

Published in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 26: Misc p.36 #66 in 1840.

Native to Mexico and Guatemala.

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