Cattleya x elegans C.Morren

Elegant Cattleya, Elegant Laeliocattleya

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant



Published in Ann. Soc. Roy. Agric. Gand 4: 93: 185 in 1848.

Seed parent Cattleya tigrina

Pollen parent Cattleya purpurata

Also published in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Laelio-Cattleya #7 in 1897 as Laeliocattleya Elegans and #7b in 1900 as var. blenheimensis.

Synonyms: Laelia x elegans (C.Morren) Rchb.f., X Laeliocattleya x elegans (C.Morren) Rolfe.


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