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Orchid names




Orchid species and mixes – what does the abbreviation mean?

Angcm. Angraecum = Natural genus
Ascda. Ascocenda = Ascocentrum x Vanda
Alcra. Aliceara = Brassia x Miltonia x Oncidium
B. Brassavola = Natural genus
Bl. Brassolaelia = Brassavola x Laelia
Bllra. = Brassia x Cochlioda x Miltonia x Odontoglossum
Blc. Brassolaeliocattleya = Brassavola x Cattleya x Laelia
Brs. Brassia = Natural genus
Brsdm. Brassidium = Brassia x Oncidium
Bulb. Bulbophyllum = Natural genus
C. Cattleya = Natural genus
Colm. Colmanara = Miltonia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium
Ctna. Cattleytonia = Cattleya x Broughtonia
Cyc. Cycnoches = Natural genus
Cym. Cymbidium = Natural genus
Den. Dendrobium = Natural genus
Dgmra. Degarmoara = Brassia x Miltonia x Odontoglossum
Dial. Dialaelia = Diacrium x Laelia
Dor. Doritis = Natural genus
Dtps. Doritaenopsis = Doritis x Phalaenopsis
Ency. Encyclia = Natural genus
Epi. Epidendrum = Natural genus
Eplc. Epilaeliocattleya = Cattleya x Epidendrum x Laelia
Epc. Epicattleya = Cattleya x Epidendrum
Gram. Grammatophyllum = Natural genus
Hknsa. Hawkinsara = Broughtonia x Cattleya x Laelia x Sophronitis
Iwan. Iwanagara = Brassavola x Cattleya x Diacrum x Laelia
Kgw. Kagawara Ascocentrum x Renanthera x Vanda
L. Laelia = Natural genus
Lc. Laeliocattleya = Laelia x Cattleya
Lctna. Laeliocatonia = Broughtonia x Cattleya x Laelia
Mkra. Mokara = Arachnis x Ascocentrum x Vanda
Mtdm. Miltonidium = Miltonia x Oncidium
Mtssa. Miltassia = Brassia x Miltonia
Onc. Oncidium = Natural genus
Odbrs. Odontobrassia = Odontoglossum x Brassia
Otr. Otaara = Brassavola x Broughtonia x Cattleya x Laelia
Paph. Paphiopedilum = Natural genus
Pot. Potinara = Brassavola x Cattleya x Laelia x Sophronitis
Rhy. Rhynchostylis = Natural genus
Schom. Schomburgkia = Natural genus
Soph. Sophronitis = Natural genus
Slc. Sophrolaeliocattleya = Sophronitis x Laelia x Cattleya
V. Vanda = Natural genus
Vasco. Vascostylis = Ascocentrum x Rhynchostylis x Vanda
Zga. Zygoneria = Neogardneria x Zygopetalum