~Lycaste rossiana Rolfe. 1893 - See Lycaste cruenta Lindl. 1843 Photos by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website to

Common Name Ross' Lycaste [English Orchid Collector 1800's in mexico]

This is now considered a synonym of L. cruenta

Found in Matto Grosso Brazil as a robust epiphyte with large, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3, plicate, lanceoloate leaves and blooms on a single flowered, erect, 6" to 8" [15 to 20 cm] inflorescence

Synonyms Lycaste mattogrossensis Barb. Rodr. 1898; Lycaste rossiana var. mattogrossensis Barb.Rodr. 1898