Miltonia cogniauxiae Peeters ex Cogn. & Gooss. 1900

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Common Name Cogniaux's Miltonia [Brazilian Orchid Collector Early 1900's]

Flower Size 2 1/2" [6.25 cm]

Found in southeastern Brazil as a natural hybrid between M regnelii and M spectabilis, as a small to medium sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte that has fragrant flowers

Synonyms Miltonia cogniauxiae var. bicolor Rolfe 1901; Miltonia cogniauxiae var. massaiana Cogn. 1900; Miltonia cogniauxiae var. pallida Cogn. 1900

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 10 2008 photo

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