Bifrenaria leucorrhoda Rchb. f. 1859
Common NameThe White-Rose-Red
Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]
Found in central coastal Brazil in montane rainforests at
elevations of 50 to 1000 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm
growing epiphyte with conical, four sided pseudobulbs carrying a
single, apical, plicate, dark green elliptical-ellongate, acuminate
leaf that blooms on a mostly erect, 5 to 8 flowered, 12" [30 cm]
long, racemose inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb, with
waxy, fragrant or not, long-lived flowers that do not open well
occuring in the late summer and fall in Brazil.
Synonyms Adipe leucorhoda (Rchb. f.) M. Wolfe 1990; Bifrenaria
vitellina var. leucorrhoda Rchb. f. 1855; Stenocoryne leucorrhoda (Rchb.
f.) Kraenzl. 1859; Stenocoryne leucorrhoda var macaheensis Brade