WSBEorchids

365 days of orchids – day 675 – Guarianthe bowringiana (Cattleya bowringiana)

Earlier in the month we had the coerulea (blue) variety of this Central American species and today we have the more usual pink form flowering. This species was known as Cattleya bowringiana until renamed by the great US botanist Bob Dressler.  I had the honour of exploring Costa Rican Forests with Bob in 2003 and […]

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