Cattleya caulescens (Lindl.) Van den Berg

Caulescent Laelia, Caulescent Cattleya

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Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant

Description: 

Single leaf. Inflorescence to 14" long with 1.5" diameter flowers in spring and summer.

History: 

Published in Neodiversity 3: 5 in 2008.

Basionym Laelia caulescens Lindl.

Synonym Laelia crispilabia A.Rich - pictured in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Laelia #13 in 1897.

Native to Brazil.

Since this plant's name was not changed until 2008, it was until recently referred to as a Laelia.

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