Cattleya Myra (1895)

Myra (1895) Cattleya, Myra (1895) Laeliocattleya (Lc.)


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant

Description: 

Flowers creamy yellow with a sulphur yellow disc to the lip marked with reddish veins.

History: 

Registered and originated by Veitch 01/01/1895.

Seed parent Cattleya trianae.

Pollen parent Cattleya crispata.

Seed parent of Cattleya Trimyra.

Originally genus was Laeliocattleya Rolfe because the plants crossed were C. trianae and Laelia flava which is now considered a synonym of C. crispata.

Also pictured in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Laelio-Cattleya #10 in 1898 - listed as C. trianae x Laelia flava.

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