Cattleya Hippolyta

Hippolyta Cattleya, Hippolyta Laeliocattleya (Lc.)

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant


Registered and originated by Veitch 01/01/1890.

Seed parent Cattleya mossiae.

Pollen parent Cattleya cinnabarina.

Seed parent of Cattleya Ceres (1900).

Previously known as Lc. Hippolyta because C. cinnabarina was known as Laelia cinnabarina.

Also pictured in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Laelio-Cattleya #12 (but really #14) in 1899.


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