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Orchid Species: Cattleya chrysotoxa

Kew currently accepted name is Cattleya dowiana

Cattleya chrysotoxa is an orchid species identified by (Sander) Gower in 1890.
Genus
Cattleya (C.)
Grex
chrysotoxa
Parents
Species
Author
(Sander) Gower
Year
1890
ORIGIN: A Colombian, medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphytic species from the states of Risaralda, Antioquia and Choco' on rough barked trees at elevations of 300 to 1000 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphytic species from the states of Risaralda, Antioquia and Choco' on rough barked trees at elevations of 300 to 1000 meters that blooms in the month of May in Colombia [about 2 months after C dowiana in Costa Rica] on a terminal, several [5 to 6] flowered, short inflorescence carrying fragrant, short lived flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 7 inches [17.5 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 aurea 1883 Linden
Add+ Cattleya C dowiana 1866 Bateman & Rchb.f.
Add+ Cattleya C dowiana var. aurea 1883 (Linden) B.S.Williams & T.Moore
Add+ Cattleya C chrysotaxa 1890 (Sander) God.-Leb.
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