Quisqueya rosea (Mansf.) Dod 1979 Photo by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Common Name The Rose Colored Quisqueya

Flower Size 1.9" [4.8 cm]

Found in the central cordillera of the Dominican Republic near the tops of cliffsides as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, slender, terete stems enveloped completely by 2 to 3 scarious sheaths carrying 2, apical, erect, linear, obliquely acute, serrulate margined, petiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, terminal, 4.8" [12 cm] long, to 3 simultaneously flowered inflorescence with several sheaths and lanceolate, acuminate, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Broughtonia rosea (Mansf.) Dressler 1966; Cattleyopsis holdridgei L.O.Williams 1946; *Cattleyopsis rosea Mansf. 1926; Epidendrum roseum Schltr. 1913; Quisqueya fuertesii Dod 1983;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Cattleyas and Their Relatives Vol 4 Withner 1996 photo fide; Orchidaceae Antillinae Nir 2000; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 42/3 2001; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014

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