xSchombocattleya pernambucensis L.C.Menezes 1991 Photo by L C Menezes

Fragrant Part sun Warm Fall

Common Name The Pernambuco xSchombocattleya

Flower Size

Found in Pernambuco state of Brazil at elevations around 650 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte that is a natural hybrid between the 2 species C labaiata and Schomburgkia moyobambae [or gloriosa] with very large, fusiform pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 2 apical, thick, coriaceous, obtuse apicaly leaveds that blooms in the fall on an erect, 12.8" [32 cm] long, 9 flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers

Synonyms Laeliocattleya pernambucensis (L.C.Menezes) J.M.H.Shaw 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Digest Vol 55 No 4 1991 photo fide;