The Cattlianthe Chit Chat ‘Tangerine’ Orchid is a flowering, perennial, epiphytic, rhizomatous, hybrid plant in the Orchidaceae family of orchids. It is a hybrid between the Guarianthe aurantiaca and Cattleya Coronet.
It is native and widespread in tropical areas of South American countries from Costa Rica to Argentina.
It grows on a host tree in humid forests.
It grows to about 35 centimetres (15 inches) tall.
The stem has waxy, orange to yellow flowers, often with purple dots on the labellum.
It blooms between early spring and summer.
Photographed at the Orchid Exhibition, Paris Botanical Garden, France, March 2022.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
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