Cattleya Canhamiana

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

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant


Registered and originated by Veitch in 1/1/1885.

Seed parent Cattleya mossiae.

Pollen parent Cattleya purpurata.

Seed parent of Cattleya Stonehouse.

Pollen parent of X Rhyncholaeliocattleya Everest (1914).

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

Pictured in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Laelio-Cattleya #18 in 1901 as var. alba.


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