Laelia autumnalis

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

Laelia autumnalis grows in southern Mexico. It is fragrant, cold to warm growing, blooming in the fall.

This plant is in sphagnum over peanuts in a 4 1/2-inch clay pot. There are five pseudobulbs and stands seven inches above the pot.

16/10/2013 - Removed from mount and planted in sphagnum/clay, Blog entry

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae