Laelia duveenii Fowlie 1988

SUBGENUS Parviflorae SECTION Liliputinae Withner 1990 Photo by the Orchids and More Website


Common Name Duveen's Laelia

Flower Size

Found in Minas Gerais Brazil as a miniature sized, cool growing rupicolous orchid with cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, fleshy, red stained leaf and blooms in the late fall on an erect, 1.6 to 2.8" [4 to 7 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence carrying pleasingly scented flowers.

Synonyms Cattleya duveenii (Fowlie) Van den Berg 2008; Cattleya vandenbergii Fraga & Borges 2008; Hoffmannseggella duveenii (Fowlie) V.P.Castro & Chiron 2002; Sophronitis duveenii (Fowlie) Van den Berg & M.W.Chase 2000;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Cattleya and Their Relatives Vol 2 Withner 1990 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 ;