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Laelia gouldiana

Laelia gouldiana.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Laelia
Species: L. gouldiana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Laelia gouldiana
Rchb.f 1888


Laelia gouldiana is a plant in the genus Laelia.

Description[]

Plant bloom from fall to winter with up to ten 8 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant.

Distribution[]

Plant is found growing in the montane forest of Hidalgo state of Mexico

Culture[]

Plants should be grown in medium fir bark with partial to full sun. Plant is a cool to warm growing orchid species. Water approximately once a week. Plant can also be mounted.

Varities[]

Image Name Description
Laelia gouldiana Hendrik.jpg Laelia gouldiana 'Hendrik' Sepals and petals are pink, lip is pink
Laelia gouldiana2.jpg Laelia gouldiana variant Sepals and petals are magenta, lip is magenta

Naming[]

Common Name: Gould's Laelia