Laelia fournieri (Cogn.) F.E.L. Miranda 1993

Flower in situ La Caraça Minas Gerais Brazil elevation 1100 meters

Plant in situ La Caraça Minas Gerais Brazil elevation 1100 meters Photos by of Jay Pfahl.

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Common Name Fournier's Laelia

Found in Brazil as a small sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the summer and fall.

Synonyms Cattleya fournieri (Cogn.) Van den Berg 2008; Hoffmannseggella fournieri (Cogn.) V.P.Castro & Chiron 2002; Laelia longipes var. fournieri Cogn. 1897; Sophronitis fournieri (Cogn.) C. Berg & M.W. Chase 2000

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 27 No 11 1958 as L ostermayerii var fourneri; Orchid Digest No 38 No 2 1974 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 48 No 1 1984 as L lucasiana var fourneri photo fide; Lindleyana Vol 15 No 2 2000 as Sophronitis fournieri

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