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Cattleya × dolosa Rchb.f. 1874 - accepted (Kew)
Cattleya loddigesii (1826) × Cattleya walkeriana (1843)

Genus: Cattleya
Subgenus: Rhizantha, Intermedia (50, 50%)
Epithet: dolosa
Description:     Common Name Dolose Cattleya or the Crafty or Deceitful Cattleya

Flower Size to 5" [to 12.5 cm]

Found on rock outcroppings in south central Brazil near Sao Paulo with fusiform pseudobulbs carrying 2, narrowly elliptic or elliptic oblong, obtuse or rounded apically leaves. It blooms in the spring on a terminal, to 3 5/8" [to 9 cm] single to few flowered inflorescence that has fragrant, heavy-textured flowers. [Steve istvan Molnar Jr. 2017-04-23]

Synonym Cattleya × eximia Barb.Rodr.
Cattleya × obrieniana Rolfe
Epidendrum × dolosum Rchb.f.
Cattleya walkeriana var. dolosa (Rchb.f.) A.H.Kent
Cattleya × dolosa f. coerulea O.Gruss

C. dolosa var. alba
Photo: Kjeldsen Affoon
C. dolosa var. coerulea
Photo: Rachel Ewing-Pace
C. dolosa
Photo: Glen Gary