Cattleya wallisii (Linden) Rollisson

Cattleya of the Golden Land


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant

Description: 

Single leathery leaf. Blooms in summer on short inflorescence with 1 to 3 flowers, fragrant, 5" diameter.

History: 

Published in Gen. Cat. (Rollisson) 11 in 1875.

Basionym Laelia wallisii Linden.

Synonym Cattleya eldorado Linden, Cattleya eldorado var. wallisii Cogn.

Native to Brazil.

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