Cattleya nobilior Rchb.f.

Great Cattleya


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant

Description: 

Bifoliate - distinguished from Cattleya walkeriana by this.

Flowers strongly fragrant, on short inflorescences.

History: 

Published in Ill. Hort. 30: 485 in 1883.

Native to Brazil and Bolivia.

Relatives: 

Hybridizing Characteristics: 

Hybrids similar to those of Cattleya walkeriana. (Hereditary Influences of the Cattleya Alliance - AOS.org)


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