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Orchid Species: Cattleya pumila

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Cattleya pumila is an orchid species identified by Hook. in 1838.
Genus
Cattleya (C.)
Grex
pumila
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Hook.
Year
1838
ORIGIN: Brazilian, warm to cool growing, miniature, epiphytic species, from elevations of 600 to 1300 meters low down on trees in swampy woods with some shade and high humidity.

DESCRIPTION: Warm to cool growing, miniature, epiphytic species, with a solitary leaf and small, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, narrowly oblong-ligulate, leathery leaf that blooms in the fall with one or 2, long-lasting, showy, fragrant flowers on a 3 3/4 [9 cm] long inflorescence subtended by a membranous sheath that likes some shade and high humidity unlike many others.

FLOWER SIZE: 3 to 4 inches [7.5 to 11 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 pinellii 1851 Lindl.
Add+ Cattleya C spectabilis 1850 Paxton
Add+ Hadrolaelia Hdl spectabilis 2004 (Paxton) F.Barros & J.A.N.Bat.
Add+ Laelia L spectabilis 1990 (Paxton) Withner
Add+ Hadrolaelia Hdl pumila 2002 (Hook.) Chiron & V.P.Castro
Add+ Laelia L pumila 1853 (Hook.) Rchb.f.
Add+ Bletia Bletia pumila 1862 (Hook.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Sophronitis S pumila 2000 (Hook.) Van den Berg & M.W.Chase
Add+ Cattleya C marginata 1843 (Lindl.) Beer
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