Cattleya labiata var. roeblingii Ames on Flickr.
Oakes Ames Orchid Herbarium (AMES)
This cattleya was exhibit at the rooms of the Mass. Horticultural Society in Sept. 30, 1899
I love how you can still see some of the 114-year old orchid’s coloring. Herbarium specimens are rad. ~AR
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