Cattleya Sallieri (1895)

Sallieri (1895) Cattleya (C.), Sallieri (1895) Laeliocattleya (Lc.)

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant


Registered and originated by Fournier in 1895.

Seed parent Cattleya loddigesii

Pollen parent Cattleya purpurata

Previoulsy known as Laeliocattleya Sallieri (1895) because C. purpurata was known as Laelia purpurata.

Also published in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Laelio-Cattleya #4 in 1897 where it is listed as a cross between C. loddigesii and Laelia purpurata var. Williamsii.


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