Cattleya araguaiensis

Common Name: Araguaia Cattleya


Habitat: Cattleya araguaiensis is native to the area of Goias, Brazil where it is found growing between 1300 to 2000 meters in elevation.

Plant Size: Medium. Cattleya araguaiensis produces thin, spindle-shaped pseudobulbs that have a single narrow terminal leaf.

Flower Size: 4 inches (10 cm)

Flower Description: Each pseudobulb of Cattleya araguaiensis produces a single flower. The flowers have narrow, olive brown petals and sepals. The lip is tubular and light in color with a dark olive-green and rose patch near the tip.

Bloom Season: Late Spring to Mid-Summer

Growing Temperature: Intermediate to Warm.

Additional Information: Cattleya araguaiensis was first described to science in the 1960's.

Synonyms: Cattleya araguaiensis f. alba




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