Cattleya Cecilia (1895)

Cecilia Cattleya

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant

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Registered and originated by Ingram in 1895. Bloomed for the first time in that year and was presented to the Royal Horticultural Society in London where it was awarded a Certificate of Merit.

Seed parent Cattleya lawrenceana

Pollen parent Cattleya trianae

International Orchid Register considers Cattleya Elata a synonym with the same parentage. The literature of the time shows C. Elata as having been pollinated by C. lawrenceana with C. Trianae as the seed parent. Therefore Cattleya x cecilia var. elata is also treated as a synonym.


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