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

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Common Name Schunk's Cattleya [Brazilian discoverer of natural hybrid current]

Flower Size 3.6" [9 cm]

Found in Espirito Santo state of Brazil at elvations around 1500 meters as a medium sized, cool growing natural hybrid between C porphyroglossa and C warneri with strong, cylindric-fusiform pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 23, apical, coriaceous, rigid, elliptic leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, terminal, short, 2 to 6 flowered inflorescence.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Colet. Orquídeas Brasil. 5: 142 Campacci 2007 Drawing/photo fide

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