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Orchid Species: Cattleya bicolor

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)
Cattleya bicolor is an orchid species identified by Lindl. in 1836.
Cattleya (C.)
(name currently accepted by Kew)
ORIGIN: Found in Brazil.

DESCRIPTION: Medium to large sized, cool to warm growing orchid with long and slender, clustered, jointed, grooved pseudobulbs carrying 2 apical, oblong-lorate, coriaceous, obtuse leaves which blooms in the spring and early summer and occasionally again in the fall on a terminal, short, 1 to several [7] flowered inflorescence arising through a large basal sheath and giving rise to a heavy textured, highly fragrant, long-lived flower that is not often seen in hybridizing.

FLOWER SIZE: 4 inches [10 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 dupontii 1970 Ruschi
Add+ Cattleya C grossii 1897 Kraenzl.
Add+ Cattleya C measuresiana 1961 (B.S.Williams) Blumensch.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi bicolor 1861 (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
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