Cattleya x cecilia var. elata Cogn.


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Parent: Cattleya Cecilia (1895)

Category: Houseplant

History: 

Published in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Cattleya hybrid #9 in 1898.

He said it was a cross between Cattleya trianae and Cattleya lawrenceana and synonymous with Cattleya Elata but the International Orchid Register considers the latter a synonym with the same parentage as Cattleya Cecilia (1895) even though the literature of the time shows C. Elata as having been pollinated by C. lawrenceana with C. Trianae as the seed parent.


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