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Orchid Species: Rossioglossum grande

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Rossioglossum grande is an orchid species identified by (Lindl.) Garay & G.C.Kenn. in 1976.
Genus
Rossioglossum (Ros.)
Grex
grande
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Lindl.) Garay & G.C.Kenn.
Year
1976
ORIGIN: Found from Guatemala, Belize and Mexico as a medium to large sized, epiphytic, warm to cold growing orchid that occurs at elevations of 1400 to 2700 meters in moist deciduous, rainforests with a distinct wet, shady [from leaves] spring and summer and much drier and brighter [fallen leaves] fall and winter.

DESCRIPTION: Medium to large sized, epiphytic, warm to cold growing orchid with clustered, ovoid or orbicular, laterally compressed, ancipitous, glaucous, pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 3 apical, elliptic or lanceolate, coriaceous, glaucous, acute, petiolate leaves and blooms on an axillary, lateral to erect, to 12 [30 cm] long, racemose, several [2 to 8] flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, apressed, scarious bracts and waxy longlasting flowers all occurring in the late fall and winter.

FLOWER SIZE: To more than 6 inches [to more than 15 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Odontoglossum Odm grande 1840 Lindl.
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