Laelia elegans (C.Morren) Rchb.f. 1845

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Common NameThe Elegant Laelia

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Found in Brazil as a natural hybrid between L purpurata and C tigrina

Synonyms Bletia elegans (C.Morren) Rchb.f. 1862; Bletia elegans var. houtteana (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. 1862; Brasicattleya elegans (C.Morren) Campacci 2006; Cattleya devonia Anon. 1863; Cattleya devoniana G.Nicholson 1884; Cattleya devoniensis Veitch 1864; Cattleya devoniensis var. alba 1864; *Cattleya elegans C.Morren 1848; Hadrocattleya elegans (C.Morren) V.P.Castro & Chiron 2002; Hadrocattleya elegans f. leucotata (L.Linden) F.Barros & J.A.N.Bat. 2004; Laelia brysiana Lem. 1856; Laelia devoniensis (Veitch) Rchb.f. 1877; Laelia elegans var. alba Barb.Rodr. 1877; Laelia elegans var. andersonii W.Bull 1874; Laelia elegans var. blenheimensis B.S.Williams 1891; Laelia elegans var. dayi B.S.Williams 1862; Laelia elegans var. gigantea (R.Warner) A.H.Kent 1887; Laelia elegans var. houtteana Rchb.f. 1860; Laelia elegans var. incantans Rchb.f. 1887; Laelia elegans var. morreniana Rchb.f. 1888; Laelia elegans var. picta Rchb.f. 1884; Laelia elegans var. schilleriana A.H.Kent 1887; Laelia elegans var. tautziana Rchb.f. 1888; Laelia elegans var. turneri (R.Warner) A.H.Kent 1887; Laelia elegans var. warneri B.S.Williams 1862; Laelia gigantea R.Warner 1862; Laelia pachystele Rchb.f. 1888; Laelia purpurata var. brysiana (Lem.) F.Buyss. 1878; Laelia turneri R.Warner 1862; Laeliocattleya elegans (C.Morren) Rolfe 1889; Laeliocattleya elegans var. leucotata L.Linden 1893; Laeliocattleya pachystele (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. 1888; Laeliocattleya sayana L.Linden 1894; Laeliocattleya schulziana L.Linden 1895; Sophrocattleya elegans (C.Morren) Van den Berg & M.W.Chase 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 55 No 3 1991 photo fide;

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