Cattleya Callistoglossa

Callistoglossa Cattleya (C.), Callistoglossa Laeliocattleya (Lc.)

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant


Registered and originated by Veitch in 1/1/1882.

Seed parent Cattleya warscewiczii.

Pollen parent Cattleya purpurata.

Seed parent of Cattleya Lustre (1907), Cattleya Marie Dobrott and Cattleya Purple Emperor.

Previously known as Laeliocattleya Callistoglossa because Cattleya purpurata was known as Laelia purpurata.

Published in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Laelio-Cattleya #8 in 1897.


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