X Brassanthe Maikai

Maikai Brassanthe (Bsn.), Maikai Brassocattleya (Bc.)


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Brassanthe

Category: Houseplant

Description: 

White and purple speckled flowers, 4 to 6 per inflorescence. Blooms 2 to 3 times each year.

Cultivars: 

'Mayumi' HCC/AOS - lavender to purple-pink flowers with purple speckles

History: 

Originated by Hirose in 1944.

Seed parent: Brassavola nodosa

Pollen parent: Guarianthe bowringiana

Previously (and commonly now) known as Brassocattleya Maikai because Guarianthe bowringiana was known as Cattleya bowringiana.

My Experience: 

I was given 'Mayumi' at an SCOS meeting in July 2014.


Sources of Information

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