Cattleya tenebrosa

Family Orchidaceae
Subfamily Epidendroideae
Tribe Epidendreae
Subtribe Laeliinae
Scientific name Cattleya tenebrosa (Rolfe) A. A. Chadwick
Synonyms Brasilaelia tenebrosa (Rolfe) Campacci; Chironiella tenebrosa (Rolfe) Braem; Hadrolaelia tenebrosa (Rolfe) Chiron & V. P. Castro; Laelia grandis Lindley & Paxton var. tenebrosa Gower; Laelia tenebrosa (Rolfe) Rolfe; Laelia tenebrosa (Rolfe) Rolfe var. pittiana O'Brien; Sophronitis tenebrosa (Rolfe) C. Berg & M. W. Chase
Distribution Brazil
Reference Cattleya tenebrosa (Rolfe) A.A.Chadwick
Sophronitis tenebrosa (Rolfe) C. Berg & M.W. Chase
Laelia tenebrosa [Rolfe]Rolfe 1893
Brasilaelia tenebrosa (Rolfe) Campacci
Note Photos at Romantic-Mura below are those of an orchid (Sophronitis tenebrosa 'Fuji') which was cultivated by Madame Kimiko Wada and displayed at the Orchid Show 2009 in Romantic-Mura (Tochigi Prefecture, Japan).
Photo of alba form below is that of an orchid which was cultivated by Mr. Tadao Ito and displayed at the Orchid Show 2011 in Tsukuba Botanical Garden.

May 2009
at Romantic-Mura
May 2009
at Romantic-Mura

(forma alba)
December 2011
at Tsukuba Botanical Garden