Cattleya longipes (Rchb.f.) Van den Berg

Long-peduncled Cattleya, Long-peduncled Laelia


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant

Description: 

Miniature. Single leaf. Blooms in autumn on a long raceme to 10", flowers to 2.25" diameter.

History: 

Published in Neodiversity 3: 9 in 2008.

Basionym Laelia longipes Rchb.f. - pictured in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Laelia #2 in 1896.

Native to Brazil.

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