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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
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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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