Lycaste × lucianiana Van Imschoot & Cogn., Orchid Album 2: 28 (1883SECTION Lycaste

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Common Name or Meaning Lucian's Lycaste [Lucian Linden Belgian Botanist]

Flower Size 5.6" [14 cm]

Found in Guatemala and Mexico at elevations of 800 to 1400 meters as a medium to just large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte and is a natural hybrid between L lasioglossa and and blooms in the early spring on to 8, erect, 5.6" [14 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence and has flowers with leaves on the pseudobulbs and has no spines at leaf-fall.

Synonyms Lycaste x lucianii Linden ex Mast. 1893

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI Orchid Digest Vol 42 No 6 1978 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 50 No 10 1981 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 52 No 9 1983 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 53 No 4 1984 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 71 #4 2007 photo fide; Lycaste, Ida and Anguloa The Essential Guide Oakley 2008; Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018

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