Miltonia bluntii Rchb.f. 1879

Photo by David Jubineau


Common Name Blunt's Miltonia [English Orchid Collector 1800's]

Flower Size 2 1/4" [6 cm]

Found in southeastern Brazil and is a natural hybrid between M clowesii and M spectabilis, as a small to medium sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte that has fragrant flowers arising in the fall.

Synonyms Miltonia x bluntii fma lubbersiana [Rchb.f] Hawkes; Miltonia x bluntii var lubbersiana Rchb.f; Oncidium x bluntii Rchb.f 1879;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 32 No 10 1963; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 drawing ok; Orchid Digest Vol 37 No 5 1973 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 37 No 6 1973 photo fide; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Vol 2 Pabst - Dungs 1977 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 47 No 10 1978 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 33 - 36 2057 - 2308 Brieger 1997 photo fide; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide;