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Bifrenaria leucorrhoda White-Rose-Red Bifrenaria

 

White-Rose-Red Bifrenaria , Bifrenaria leucorrhoda

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Bifrenaria leucorrhoda Rchb. f. 1859

Common NameThe White-Rose-Red Bifrenaria

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

Found in central coastal Brazil in montane rainforests at elevations of 50 to 1000 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with conical, four sided pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, plicate, dark green elliptical-ellongate, acuminate leaf that blooms on a mostly erect, 5 to 8 flowered, 12" [30 cm] long, racemose inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb, with waxy, fragrant or not, long-lived flowers that do not open well occuring in the late summer and fall in Brazil.

Synonyms Adipe leucorhoda (Rchb. f.) M. Wolfe 1990; Bifrenaria vitellina var. leucorrhoda Rchb. f. 1855; Stenocoryne leucorrhoda (Rchb. f.) Kraenzl. 1859; Stenocoryne leucorrhoda var macaheensis Brade 1943;

 

 

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