Zygopetalum lawrenceanum is an orchid species identified by Rchb.f. in 1878. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Pescatoria lawrenceana.
ORIGIN: Found in Ecuador and Colombia at 1500 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Cool growing epiphyte with 6 to 10, oblong-lanceolate, acuminate leaves arranged in a fan-shape that blooms in the summer on a shorter than the leaves, 8 [20 cm] long, ascending, sheathed stalk carrying a solitary, waxy, long-lived, fragrant flower.
FLOWER SIZE: 3 1/2 to 4 inches [8.75 to 10 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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