Cattleya tenuata V.P.Castro & Campacci ex Braem 1995 Photo by Campacci and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name A Combined form of the two species that make up this species C [tenu]is and C elong[ata]

Flower Size 4" [10 cm]

Found in Bahia state of Brazil in the Chapada Diamantina in gallery forests at elevations around 1000 to 1200 meters as a medium sized, cool growing natural hybrid between C elongata and C tenuis with cylindrical, elongate pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, conduplicate leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, to 14" [35 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Brasilienses I Plate 32 Castro & Campacci 2000 drawing fide;

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