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Orchid Species: Rhyncholaelia digbyana

Rhyncholaelia digbyana is an orchid species identified by (Lindl.) Schltr. in 1918.
Genus
Grex
digbyana
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Lindl.) Schltr.
Year
1918
ORIGIN: Epiphytic plant from Yucatan, Campeche and Quintana Roo states of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Costa Rica at elevations of 10 to 1000 meters.

DESCRIPTION: A hot to warm growing, medium to large sized, epiphytic plant with 6 [15 cm], elongate, compressed, closely spaced pseudobulbs with a single axillary, elliptic, erect, stiff, fleshy, 8 [20 cm] leaf. The entire plant is glaucous, and the terminal, erect, 3 [7.5 cm] long, inflorescence subtended by a large sheath, bears a single large, lemon scented, flower that appears in the summer.

FLOWER SIZE: To 7 inches [17 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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