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Cattleya nobilior

C. nobilior

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


Cattleya nobilior is a plant in the genus Cattleya.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms during winter through spring with several 8-10 cm wide flowers born from a specialized growth. Flowers are fragrant with the scent of anise.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Matto Grossa State, Brazil and Santa Cruz, Bolivia at elevations of 170 to 700 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.

VarietiesEdit

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C. nobilior 1 Cattleya nobilior variant white petals and sepals, lip is white with purple veins

NamingEdit

Common Name: Noble Cattleya

SynonymsEdit

  1. Cattleya nobilior var. alba L.C.Menezes 2001
  2. Cattleya walkeriana Gardner var nobilior [Rchb.f]Veitch 1887

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