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Guarianthe bowringiana

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Guarianthe
Species: Gur. bowringiana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Guarianthe bowringiana
(Veitch) Dressler & W.E. Higgins 2003


Guarianthe bowringiana is a plant in the genus Guarianthe.

Description[]

Plant blooms in the fall with several 7.5 cm wide flowers.

Distribution[]

Plant is found in Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras at elevations of 210 to 900 meters

Culture[]

Plants should be grown in medium fir bark with partial to full sun. The plant should be grown in a intermediate to warm environment. Water approximately once a week. Plant can also be mounted.


Naming[]

Common Name: Bowring's Guarianthe

Synonyms[]

  1. Cattleya autumnalis Hort. 1885
  2. Cattleya skinneri Bateman var. bowringiana (Veitch) Kraenzl. 1892
  3. Cattleya bowringiana Veitch 1885
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