Cattleya Proserpine

Proserpine Cattleya (C.), Proserpine Laeliocattleya (Lc.)

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant


Registered and originated by Veitch in 1890.

Seed parent Cattleya velutina

Pollen parent Cattleya bicalhoi

Previoulsy known as Laeliocattleya Proserpine because C. bicalhoi was known as Laelia dayana.

Also published in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Laelio-Cattleya #2 in 1896 where it is listed as a cross between C. velutina and Laelia pumila var. dayana which is a synonym of C. bicalhoi.


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