Laeliocattleya

C. George Cutler =
C. Mary Rose × C. Manila
as LC. George Cutler
 
Alliance: Hybrids
Genus: ×Laeliocattleya
hort. ex Rolfe, 1887

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

 

Laeliocattleya is a nothogenus of intergeneric orchid hybrids descended from the parental genera Laelia and Cattleya.[1] It is abbreviated Lc. in the horticultural trade.[2]

Due to the recent decision by the RHS (the international orchid registration authority) to recognize the reduction of the Brazilian Laelias and the entire genus Sophronitis to synonymy under Cattleya, many hybrids which have previously been described as Laeliocattleyas are now classified as Cattleyas. (e.g. C. George Cutler)

 

List of grexes

  • Laeliocattleya 'Ana Ingham' - Has flowers that range from dark reddish purple to deep mauve. The lip is darker colored and the lip is veined with gold. They can bear up to five flowers, each 6 to 7 inches wide.[3]
  • Laeliocattleya 'Derna' - Has flowers that are yellow. The lip is purple and is streaked with gold. The can bear up to six flowers, each 5 inches wide.[3]
  • Laeliocattleya 'Dorset Gold' - Has flowers with yellow petals edged with crimson. The lip is ruffled and is red-purple, with gold streaks along the throat.[3]

 

See also

  • Laelias
  • Sophronitis
  • Cattleya

 

References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laeliocattleya

 

http://aboutorchids.com/identify/orchids/cattleya.html

http://www.theplantlist.org/1.1/browse/A/Orchidaceae/Laeliocattleya/

 

 

Thursday, 19 November 2015 13:23

Laeliocattleya Caligula 'Hadrian' HCC/AOS

Written by

(Cattleya percivalianaLaelia anceps)

LIGHT
moderate to bright light
WATER
allow to dry between watering
HUMIDITY
50% is optimum
TEMPERATURE
BLOOM SEASON
blooms in February

 

A primary hybrid between the Mexican species Laelia anceps and the Venezuelan species Cattleya perciviliana. As expected the form of both the plant and flower reflects a balance between the parents' traits: the flowers shape and substance resemble Laelia anceps while Cattleya perciviliana imparts fuller flowers and a shorter spike habit. Temperature Tolerant. February blooming.

Cheryl P. earned Best in Show at the 2015 NVOS Annual Show in March as well as an AOS/HCC scoring 78 points in March of 2013.

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