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Orchid Species: Guarianthe bowringiana

Guarianthe bowringiana is an orchid species identified by This is a natural hybrid in 2003.
Genus
Guarianthe (Gur.)
Grex
bowringiana
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
This is a natural hybrid
Year
2003
ORIGIN: Belize and Guatemala are the home to this medium to large sized, hot to warm growing lithophyte found at elevations of 210 to 900 meters on rocky cliffs near fast moving streams in a humid atmosphere.

DESCRIPTION: Medium to large sized, hot to warm growing lithophyte with club-shaped pseudobulbs carrying 2, rarely 3, apical, narrowly oblong, leathery, dark green leaves and blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect or nodding, long-stalked, to 10 [to 25 cm] long, few to many flowered inflorescence arising through 2, basal, compressed spathes carrying up to 15 flowers that are not long lasting.

FLOWER SIZE: 3 inches [7.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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