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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.
Pescatoria (Pes.)
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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