Pseudolaelia canaanensis (Ruschi) F.Barros 1994 Photo by Luiz Menini Neto, Used under permission of The Orchidstudium Website

part Shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Canaan Valley Pseudolaelia [A valley in the Atlantic rainforest of Espiritu Santo State of Brazil]

Flower Size

Found in Espirit Santo state of Brazil in the Atlantic Rainforest at elevations of 300 to 1000 meters as a large to giant sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with elongate pseudobulbs carrying a few leaves that blooms on a terminal to 3'4" [1 meter] long, paniculate, many flowered inflorescence carrying nodding flowers

Synonyms *Renata canaanensis Ruschi 1946

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1976 as Renata canaanensis drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 9 513 - 576 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1977 as Renata canaanesis photo fide; Cattleyas and Their Relatives Withner Vol 3 1990 as Renata canaanensis photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 #5 2008 photo fide; Orchidees Du Bresil As Orchideas da Serra Do Castello Vol 3 Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 drawing/photo good