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Orchid Species: Broughtonia sanguinea

Broughtonia sanguinea is an orchid species identified by (Sw.) R.Br. in W.T.Aiton in 1813.
Broughtonia (Bro.)
(name currently accepted by Kew)
(Sw.) R.Br. in W.T.Aiton
ORIGIN: Found in Jamaica and Cuba from sea level to 800 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte, with globular to almost cylindric, clustered pseudobulbs carrying 2 apical, coriaceous, oblong, semi-acute leaves that blooms on an apical, simple or branching, 8 to 2 feet [20 to 60 cm] long, successively 5 to 12 flowered inflorescence that if left alone will produce new non-fragrant flower clusters from the apex from spring through late summer.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 to Rarely 2 inches [2 to 4 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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Genus Name Genus Grex Name Origin
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