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Cattleya iricolor

C. iricolor

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Cattleya
Species: C. iricolor
Alliance:
Binomial name
Cattleya iricolor
Rchb. f. 1874


Cattleya iricolor is a plant in the genus Cattleya.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from winter to spring with six to ten 8 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing on branches in the montane forest of Peru and Ecuador at elevations of 400 to 1220 meters.

CultureEdit

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

NamingEdit

Common Name: Rainbow-colored Cattleya

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