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Orchid Species: Pescatoria roezlii

Kew currently accepted name is Pescatoria wallisii
Pescatoria roezlii is an orchid species identified by Rchb.f. in 1874.
Genus
Pescatoria (Pes.)
Grex
roezlii
Parents
Species
Author
Rchb.f.
Year
1874
ORIGIN: Found in Peru, Bolivia and Brazil at elevations of 2100 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with clustered, ovoid-conical pseudobulbs carrying 3 to 5 apical, oblong or elliptic-lanceolate, acute or acuminate, plicate leaves that blooms an a lateral, racemose, 2' [60 cm] long, longer than the leaves, few [4 to 5] flowered inflorescence with fragrant, waxy, long-lived flowers and prominent bracts equaling the length of the ovaries and occurring in the fall and winter in Brazil.

FLOWER SIZE: To 3 inches [7 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Pescatoria Pes wallisii 1869 Linden & Rchb.f.
Add+ Pescatoria Pes euglossa 1876 Rchb.f.
Add+ Pescatorea Pestea euglossa
Add+ Pescatorea Pestea roezlii [Baker]
Add+ Zygopetalum Z euglossum 1882 (Rchb.f.) N.E.Br.
Add+ Zygopetalum Z roezlii 1877 (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f.
Add+ Pescatorea Pestea wallisii
Add+ Zygopetalum Z wallisii 1869 (Linden & Rchb.f.) Van Houtte
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