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Brassia gireoudiana Gireoud's Brassia

 

Gireoud's Brassia, Brassia gireoudiana

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Brassia gireoudiana Rchb. f. & Warsz. 1854

Fragrance, Part sun, Cool To Hot late Spring To Fall

Common Name Gireoud's Brassia [German Gardener 1800's]

Flower Size To more than 12" [to more than 30 cm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama in semi-deciduous to evergreen premontane forests as a medium sized, cool to hot growing epiphyte at elevations of 500 to 1000 meters with elliptic-ovoid, laterally compressed pseudobulbs subtended by 2 or more foliaceous bracts with 2, rarely 1, petiolate, subcoriaceous, carinate beneath, elliptic-ovate leaves and blooms on a basal, from the sheath, 1 1/2' [45 cm] long, arching, many [1 to 15] flowered inflorescence arising on a newly arising pseudobulb with long-lasting, fragrant flowers, occurring in the late spring and fall.

Synonyms Brassia verrucosa subsp. gireoudiana (Rchb.f. & Warsz.) Dressler & N.H.Williams 2003; Oncidium gireoudianum (Rchb. f. & Warsz.) Rchb. f. 1863

 

 

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