Laelia alvaroana Miranda 1999 Photo by Mauro Rosim.

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Nelson Machado.

Partial SunWarm Cool

Common Name Alvaro's Laelia

Found in Rio de Janiero state of Brazil as a warm to cool growing epiphyte and blooms a couple of times a year.

Synonyms Cattleya alvaroana (F.E.L.Miranda) Van den Berg 2008; Hoffmannseggella alvaroana (F.E.L.Miranda) V.P.Castro & Chiron 2002; Sophronitis alvaroana (F.E.L. Miranda) C. Berg & M.W. Chase 2000

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lindleyana Vol 15 No 2 2000 as Sophronitis alvaroana; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 42/3 2001; AOS Bulletin Vol 71 No 7 2002 photo;

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