Cattleya mendelii Dombrain

Mendel's Cattleya


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant

Description: 

Single, oblong, leathery leaf and flowers on a short inflorescence. Long-lived flowers to 8" diameter.

History: 

Published in Fl. Mag. (London) n.s.1: 32 in 1872.

Native to Colombia.

Also published in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Cattleya plate 19 in 1899.

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Sources of Information

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