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Orchid Species: Brassavola nodosa

Brassavola nodosa is an orchid species identified by (L.) Lindl. in 1833.
Genus
Brassavola (B.)
Grex
nodosa
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(L.) Lindl.
Year
1833
DESCRIPTION: This hardy, medium sized, hot growing epiphyte or lithophyte has cylindrical, short stems enveloped by scarious sheaths with a single, sub-terete, sulcate, acute-apiculate leaf.

FLOWER SIZE: 3 1/2 inches [8.75 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Most awarded/recent cultivars: B. nodosa 'Mas Mejor' (4 awards from 1987 to 2006) B. nodosa 'Clearwater' (3 awards from 1966 to 1985) B. nodosa 'HEB' (2 awards in 2014) B. nodosa 'Panama Soire' (2 awards in 1989) B. nodosa 'Aphrodite' (2 awards from 1983 to 1986) B. nodosa 'Little Mike' (2 awards in 1969) B. nodosa 'Irene' (2 awards from 1959 to 1966) B. nodosa 'Big Deal' (2016) B. nodosa 'Sarah Jo' (2015) B. nodosa 'Lynn' (2015) B. nodosa 'Eloyce's Moonbeam' (2014) B. nodosa 'Susquehanna' (2014) B. nodosa 'Selsal Huge' (2012) B. nodosa 'Esther' (2011) B. nodosa 'Mos Mejor' (2009) B. nodosa 'Fair Amanda' (2008) B. nodosa 'Quest' (2008) B. nodosa 'O.Whimsy' (2008) B. nodosa 'O'Whimsy' (2007) B. nodosa 'Woodstream' (2006)
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