Proc Roy Hort Soc xxii p. ciii-civ (1898-1899) p. ciii-civ

Epi-Cattleya x radiato-Bowringiana

From Messrs. Jas. Veitch. A curious hybrid, with the growth of the Epidendrum and flowers in form approacing Cattleya Bowringiana. Colour purplish rose.

Gardeners' Chronicle, p. 391. June 25, 1898

EPI-CATTLEYA x RADIATO-BOWRINGIANA.
Our illustration shows one of Messrs. J. Veitch & Son's hybrids, obtained from Epidendrum radiatum crossed with Cattleya Bowringiana (fig. 146). The plant has the habit of the first-named species, but the petals and sepals are of a rosy-purple tint, with a lip that is marked with purple lines of a darker tint The pseudo-bulb is ovoid and flattish. A plant was shown at the Royal Horticultural Society's meeting on June 14.

Epidendrum Hybrids