Cattleya wittigiana

Family Orchidaceae
Subfamily Epidendroideae
Tribe Epidendreae
Subtribe Laeliinae
Scientific name Cattleya wittigiana (Barbosa-Rodrigues) Van den Berg
Synonyms Cattleya wittigiana (Barbosa-Rodrigues) Van den Berg forma candida (Roeth & O. Gruss) Van den Berg; Hadrolaelia wittigiana (Barbosa-Rodrigues) Chiron & V. P. Castro; Sophronitis purpurea Reichenbach f.; Sophronitis rosea Gostling; Sophronitis grandiflora var. purpurea (Reichenbach f.) H. J. Veitch; Sophronitis grandiflora Lindley var. rosea hort.; Sophronitis violacea O'Brien; Sophronitis wittigiana Barbosa-Rodrigues; Sophronitis wittigiana Barbosa-Rodrigues forma candida Roeth & O. Gruss; Sophronitis wittigiana Barbosa-Rodrigues var. longifolia Cogniaux
Distribution Brazil
Reference Sophronitis wittigiana Barb. Rodr.
Sophronitis wittigiana Barb.Rodr.
Sophronitis wittigiana Barb. Rodr. 1878
Note Photo below is that of an orchid which was cultivated by Mr. Toshihiro Tashiro and displayed at the Orchid Show 2010 in Sunshine City (Tokyo, Japan).

January 2010
at Sunshine City