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Orchid Species: Zygopetalum crinitum

Zygopetalum crinitum is an orchid species identified by Lodd. in 1831.
Genus
Grex
crinitum
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Lodd.
Year
1831
ORIGIN: Found in Santa Catarina to Espirito Santo states, Brazil at elevations of 600 to 1200 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, cool to warm growing terrestrial or epiphyte, has clustered, often buried in leaf litter, ovoid or ovoid-oblong, compressed, lightly sulcate, shiny dark green pseudobulbs carrying 3 to 5 apical, coriaceous, narrowly lanceolate or linear-lanceolate, acute or shortly acuminate, plicate, long-attenuate below leaves that blooms on an erect, to 1 1/2' [45 cm] long, several [3 to 10] flowered, racemose inflorescence with showy, fragrant, waxy, long-lived flowers occurring in the winter through spring.

FLOWER SIZE: To 3 1/2 inches [9 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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