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Orchid Species: Bletia flava

Kew currently accepted name is Cattleya crispata

Bletia flava is an orchid species identified by (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers in 1862. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Cattleya crispata.
Genus
Bletia (Bletia.)
Grex
flava
Parents
Species
Author
(Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Year
1862
ORIGIN: From the humid shady floors of broad leafed, evergreen primary forests in soils dampened by mists, on moss covered logs in scrub and in splash along steep watercourses in the Assam, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, China, Laos, Vietnam, Java, Moluccas, the Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatra, New Guinea, New Caledonia, Samoa, Vanuatu, Taiwan, Ryukyu Isalnds and Japan at elevations of 200 to 3400 meters.

DESCRIPTION: A medium sized, cold to warm growing terrestrial with conical to ovoid-cylindric pseudobulbs carrying 3 to 8, elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate, plicate, yellow to white spotted leaves and blooms on a to 3' [90 cm] tall, erect, basal, laxly several to many flowered inflorescences with persistent bracts and several to many, yellow, long lived, fragrant flowers that occur in the winter and spring.

FLOWER SIZE: 3 inches [7.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Cattleya C x caetensis
Add+ Hadrolaelia Hdl flava
Add+ Hoffmannseggella Hof caetensis 2002 (Pabst) V.P.Castro & Chiron
Add+ Hoffmannseggella Hof flava 1970 (Lindl.) H.G.Jones
Add+ Cattleya C crispata 2008 (Thunb.) Van den Berg
Add+ Laelia L caetensis 1975 Pabst
Add+ Laelia L flava 1839 Lindl.
Add+ Laelia L fulva 1846 Lindl. ex Heynh.
Add+ Laelia L gardneri 1995 Pabst ex Zappi
Add+ Laelia L lawrenceana 1865 R.Warner
Add+ Sophronitis S caetensis 2000 (Pabst) Van den Berg & M.W.Chase
Add+ Hoffmannseggella Hof crispata 1974 (Thunb.) H.G.Jones
Add+ Laelia L crispata 1973 (Thunb.) Garay
Add+ Sophronitis S crispata 2000 (Thunb.) Van den Berg & M.W.Chase
Add+ Amalia Amalia flava 1846 (Lindl.) Heynh.
Add+ Amalia Amalia fulva 1846 Heynh.
Add+ Cattleya C caetensis 2010 (Pabst) Van den Berg
Add+ Cymbidium Cym crispatum 1818 Thunb.
Add+ Cattleya C lutea 1858 Guidon
Add+ Cattleya C flava 1854 (Lindl.) Beer
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Phaius. flavus 'Wössen' (2010) Phaius. flavus 'Gray Elf' (1982)
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