Cattleya Saint Gilles

Saint Gilles Cattleya

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant


Registered and originated by Peeters in 1903.

Seed parent Cattleya dowiana

Pollen parent Cattleya x victoria-regina.

The International Orchid Register shows the pollen parent as Cattleya Patrocinii (1890) but that is also shown as a synonym of Cattleya x victoria-regina.

Pictured in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Cattleya hybrid #30 in 1904 where it is listed as a cross between Cattleya x patrocinii and Cattleya aurea (a synonym of Cattleya dowiana var. aurea).


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