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Cattleya porphyroglossa

C. porphyroglossa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Cattleya
Species: C. porphyroglossa
Alliance:
Binomial name
Cattleya porphyroglossa
L. Linden & Rchb. f. 1856


Cattleya porphyroglossa is a plant in the genus Cattleya.

DescriptionEdit

Plant bloom in the summer with three to five 7.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing on trees in Brazil.

CultureEdit

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

NamingEdit

Common Name: Purple Lipped Cattleya


SynonymsEdit

  1. Cattleya batalini Sander & Kranzlin 1892
  2. Cattleya dijanceana hort ex Rolfe 1902
  3. Epidendrum porphyroglossum Rchb.f 1862

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