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Sophronitis perrinii

S. perrinii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Sophronitis
Species: S. perrinii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Sophronitis perrinii
(Lindl.) C. Berg & M.W. Chase 2000


Sophronitis perrinii is a plant in the genus Sophronitis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant bloom from late summer to winter with two to six 12.5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the forest of Brazil at elevations of 700 to 900 meters

CultureEdit

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

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
S. perrinii alba Sophronitis perrinii var. alba Sepals and petals are white, lip is white
S. perrinii coerulea Sophronitis perrinii var. coerula Sepals and petals are white, lip is purple

NamingEdit

Common Name: Perrin's Laelia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Laelia perrinii [Lindl.] Bateman 1847
  2. Amalia perrinii (Lindl.) Heynh. 1846
  3. Bletia perrinii [Lindl.] Rchb.f 1861
  4. Cattleya intermedia var angustifolia Hkr. 1839
  5. Cattleya integerrima var angustifolia Hkr. 1846
  6. *Cattleya perrinii Lindley 1838
  7. Hadrolaelia perrinii ( Lindl. ) Chiron & V.P.Castro 2002

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