Cattleya elongata Barb.Rodr.

Elongated Cattleya, Cattleya with Elongated Stalk

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant


From Bot. Mag.: A remarkable and very beautiful species, distinguished for its very long peduncle, and the peculiar colour of the sepals and petals.


Published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. 1: 72 in 1877.

Also published in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Cattleya plate 4 in 1897 and in Bot. Mag. 123: 7543 in 1897.

Native to Brazil.


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