X Rhyncholaeliocattleya Empress of Russia

Empress of Russia Rhyncholaeliocattleya (Rlc.), Empress of Russia Brassocattleya (Bc.)

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Rhyncholaeliocattleya

Category: Houseplant


Registered and originated by Maron in 1900.

Rhyncholaelia x Cattleya

Seed parent Rhyncholaelia digbyana.

Pollen parent Cattleya mendelii.

Previously known as Bc.Empress of Russia because Rhyncholaelia digbyana was known as Brassavola digbyana.

Pictured in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Laelio-Cattleya #18 in 1901.


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