Laelia virens

Laelia virens - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Laelia (L) has a few species in Mexico and parts of Central America.

Laelia virens grows in southeastern Brazil in shady foothill forests. It is cool growing and blooms in winter.

This plant is in rock in a 4-inch plastic pot. There are twelve pseudobulbs and stands twelve inches above the pot.

08/09/2013 - Added to collection from Santa Barbara Orchid Estate. Blog entry

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae