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Orchid Species: Cattleya trianae

Cattleya trianae is an orchid species identified by Linden & Rchb.f. in 1860.
Genus
Cattleya (C.)
Grex
trianae
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Linden & Rchb.f.
Year
1860
DESCRIPTION: This orchid is a large sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte occurring in all 3 cordilleras of Colombia with narrowly clavate, grooved, shiny yellow orange pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, oblong to elliptic-oblong, rounded and notched apically leaf that blooms in the winter on a terminal, to 12 [30 cm] long, few to several [3 to 14] flowered inflorescence subtended by a basal sheath carrying large, fragrant, color variable flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 8 inches [20 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Most awarded/recent cultivars: C. trianae f. orlata 'Dawn' (3 awards from 2014 to 2015) C. trianae 'Vitoria de Castro' (3 awards from 2013 to 2015) C. trianae 'Henry' (3 awards from 2010 to 2014) C. trianaei 'Aranka Germaske' (3 awards from 1956 to 1989) C. trianae 'Lívia Lorena' (2 awards from 2014 to 2015) C. trianae 'Monarca' (2 awards from 2014 to 2015) C. trianae 'Butzi' (2 awards in 2015) C. trianae 'Ceci # 7' (2 awards in 2015) C. trianae f. alba 'Aranka Germaske' (2 awards in 2015) C. trianaei 'Mooreana' (2 awards from 1987 to 2014) C. trianae 'Blanca Kaiser La Super' (2 awards from 2009 to 2014) C. trianae 'Esperanza Mejia' (2 awards from 2012 to 2013) C. trianae 'Frühlingserwachen' (2 awards in 2012) C. trianaei var. alba 'Aranka Germaske' (2 awards from 2006 to 2011) C. trianae 'Madre Teresa' (2 awards from 2008 to 2011) C. trianae 'Las Nupcias' (2 awards in 2011) C. trianae 'Andrea' (2 awards from 2007 to 2010) C. trianae 'Esperanza Mejía' (2 awards from 2001 to 2009) C. trianaei 'A. A. Miller' (2 awards in 1985) C. trianae 'Caio' (2015)
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800px flor de mayo Cattleya trianae by Lou Lodyga. This beautiful species is from Colombia’s rain forest and is their national flower. It was selected for this prestigious position because it has the same colors as the Colombian flag. A strong grow... 0
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