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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.
Genus
Broughtonia (Bro.)
Grex
sanguinea
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Sw.) R.Br. in W.T.Aiton
Year
1813
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).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Origin
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