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Old 01-28-2021, 11:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Fairorchids View Post
Virtually all BLCs are based on what was then Brassavola digbyana. When that became a Rhyncholaelia, the B changed to Rl.

Virtually all LCs (and thus the L in BLCs) were based on Laelia purpurata (sometimes Laelia tenebrosa or one of the other Brazilian Laelias). When they were changed to Cattleyas, the L dropped out.

Now we are left with Rlc, where:
Rhynchlaelio refers to the digbyana ancestor
and Cattleya covers all the rest.
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this one has mellowed into a pure yellow and it is really nice

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