Cattleya × gaezeriana Campacci 2007 Photo by © Campacci and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Gaezer's Cattleya [Brazilian Orchid enthusiast and discoverer of species current]

Flower Size 2.6" [6.5 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais State of Brazil at elevations around 850 meters as a large sized, warm to cool growing lithophyte and natural hybrid between C amethestoglossa and C bicolor with strong, erect, sulcate, cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, coriaceous, elliptic leaves that blooms in the fall on an arching, to more than 12" [30 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Colet. Orquídeas Brasil. 5: 138 Campacci 2007 drawing/photo fide

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