Laelia alvaroana Miranda 1999 Photo by Mauro Rosim.

Another Flower Photo by 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 that 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 Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001; AOS Bulletin Vol 71 No 7 2002 photo;

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