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Laelia gloriosa

Laelia gloriosa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Laelia
Species: L. gloriosa
Alliance:
Binomial name
Laelia gloriosa
(Rchb.f.) L.O.Williams 1941


Laelia gloriosa is a plant in the genus Laelia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant bloom from fall to winter with many 6.25 cm wide flowers. Flowers are short lived.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 200 to 900 meters

CultureEdit

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


NamingEdit

Common Name: The Glorious Laelia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Schomburgkia fimbriata [Vell] Hoehne 1952
  2. Bletia crispina Rchb. f. 1862
  3. *Epidendrum fimbriatum Vell. non Hkr. 1827
  4. Schomburgkia amazonica Hoenhe Nomen Nudum

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