Schomburgkia wallisii

Common Name: Wallis' Schomburgkia

Habitat: Schomburgkia wallisii is found growing in mountainous forests in Colombia and Venezuela. It grows on tree trunks or boulders.

Plant Size: Large. Schomburgkia wallisii has tall, cylindrical pseudobulbs that become rough-textured with age. Each pseudobulb has one or two tongue-shaped leaves.

Flower Size: size

Flower Description: The flowers of Schomburgkia wallisii are clustered at the end of a 16 inch (45 cm) long inflorescence. Flowers are tawny-gold to brown in color. Mature growths produce between 6 and 12 flowers.

Bloom Season: Spring

Growing Temperature: Intermediate to Warm

Additional Information: Schomburgkia wallisii is closely related to Schomburgkia undulate but shares a different geographic distribution and differs in minor floral details.

Synonyms: Bletia wallisii; Cattleya wallisii; Laelia wallisii


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