Cattleya x patrocinii St-Leger 1893 SUBGENUS Cattleya SECTION Cattleya Lindley Photo by Jay Pfahl

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Common Name The Patrocinio Cattleya [Town In Minas Gerais Brazil]

Flower Size 5" [12.5 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais, Brazil as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the fall in the southern hemispere and is a natural hybrid between the 2 species, C guttata and C warneri and carries fragrant flowers.

SynonymsCattleya guttata var. compacta Hoehne & Schltr. 1926

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Pabst & Dungs Band I 1975;