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Orchid Species: Cattleya carrierei

Kew currently accepted name is Cattleya mossiae

Cattleya carrierei is an orchid species identified by Houllet in 1876. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Cattleya mossiae.
Genus
Cattleya (C.)
Grex
carrierei
Parents
Species
Author
Houllet
Year
1876
ORIGIN: An endemic Venezuelan, small to medium sized, unifoliate, warm to cool growing epiphyte occurring at elevations of 900 to 1500 meters in dense forests high in the canopy.

DESCRIPTION: Small to medium sized, unifoliate, warm to cool growing epiphyte with fusiform, ridged, green pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, oblong to narrowly ovate-oblong leaf that is rounded apically and blooms in the spring on a terminal, 12 [30 cm] long, few to several [2 to 7] flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb and carries very fragrant, color variable flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 8 inches [20 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Cattleya C mossiae 1838 C.Parker ex Hook.
Add+ Cattleya C edithiana 1862 B.S.Williams
Add+ Cattleya C reineckiana 1856 Rchb.f.
Add+ Cattleya C mossiae f. flammea
Add+ Cattleya C aliciae 1895 L.Linden
Add+ Cattleya C wageneri 1854 Rchb.f.
Add+ Cattleya C wagneri
Add+ Cattleya C mcmorlandii 1862 B.S.Williams
Add+ Cattleya C mossiae h.f. gigantea
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