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Cattleya gaskelliana

C. gaskelliana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Cattleya
Species: C. gaskelliana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Cattleya gaskelliana
Rchb.f 1883


Cattleya gaskelliana is a plant in the genus Cattleya.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to summer with several 17.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Colombia and Venezuela at elevations of 700 to 1000 meters

CultureEdit

Plants should be grown in medium fir bark with partial to full sun. The plant is a cool to warm growing orchid species. Water approximately once a week. Plant can also be mounted.

NamingEdit

Common Name: Gaskell's Cattleya


SynonymsEdit

  1. Cattleya labiata var gaskelliana N.E. Brown 1883

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