Miltonia cogniauxiae Peeters ex Cogn. & Gooss. 1900

Photo by David Jubineau And His Bulbophyllum & Co. Website


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 ; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Vol 2 Pabst - Dungs 1977 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 10 2008 photo fide