Cattleya britoi (K.G.Lacerda & V.P.Castro) Van den Berg 2010 Photo by Aleksandro Zaslawski and AWZ Nursery

Common Name The Brazilian Cattleya

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Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil as a natural hybrid between Laelia crispata and Laelia mirandae as a cool growing lithophyte.

CAUTION!! This species would fit much better in the genus Laelia within my generic framework but as of yet it has not been named as such.

Synonyms *Hoffmannseggella britoi K.G.Lacerda & V.P.Castro 2005; Sophronitis britoi (K.G.Lacerda & V.P.Castro) Campacci 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

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