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Orchid Species: Cattleya fournieri

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Cattleya fournieri is an orchid species identified by (Cogn.) Van den Berg in 2008.
Genus
Cattleya (C.)
Grex
fournieri
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Cogn.) Van den Berg
Year
2008
ORIGIN: Found in Minas Gerais Brazil on ledges of rocky outcrops at elevations of 1100 to 1800 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with narrowly conical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, scoop-like, leathery, rigid, succulent, narrowly elliptic to oblong, acute, that blooms in the summer and fall on a terminal, to .6 [1.5 cm] long, simultaneously 3 to 7 flowered inflorescence.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 to 1.2 inches [2.5 to 3 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Laelia L ostermayerii 1938 Hoehne
Add+ Laelia L ostermayeri
Add+ Hoffmannseggella Hof fournieri 2002 (Cogn.) V.P.Castro & Chiron
Add+ Laelia L fournieri 1993 (Cogn.) F.E.L.Miranda
Add+ Sophronitis S fournieri 2000 (Cogn.) Van den Berg & M.W.Chase
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