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Orchid Species: Brassia cowanii

Kew currently accepted name is Brassia verrucosa

Brassia cowanii is an orchid species identified by Lindl. in 1854. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Brassia verrucosa.
Genus
Brassia (Brs.)
Grex
cowanii
Parents
Species
Author
Lindl.
Year
1854
ORIGIN: This species hails from Guatemala, Hondurasm Nicaragua and Panama.

DESCRIPTION: This species is considered by some to be synonomous with Brassia verrucosa Lindley 1840 but differs in having a loosely, few flowered, weakly 2-ranked, racemose inflorescence arising most often in the spring and summer with a max of 10 but more often 4 to 6 flowers which are 3 times larger than the true verrucosa and do not diminish in size towards the apex. The lip of B brachiata is lobed with the mid-lobe being broadly ovate to almost deltoid. The lip when flattened is spathulate with that conspicuous apical lobe. The flowers are scented but not of black pepper such as B verrucosa.

FLOWER SIZE: 6 to 8 -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Brassia Brs verrucosa 1840 Bateman ex Lindl.
Add+ Brassia Brs brachiata 1842 Lindl. in G.Bentham
Add+ Brassia Brs aristata 1844 Lindl.
Add+ Brassia Brs coryandra 1848 É.Morren
Add+ Brassia Brs longiloba 1847 A.DC.
Add+ Brassia Brs odontoglossoides 1847 Klotzsch & H.Karst.
Add+ Oncidium Onc brachiatum 1863 (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Oncidium Onc verrucosum 1863 (Bateman ex Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
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