Cattleya mossiae f. alba

Cattleya mossiae f. alba

Cattleya mossiae C. Parker ex Hook. (1838) is accepted species by POWO, Kew. There are several color form of this species. The native range of this species is N. Venezuela.

Previous Awards:

There are 89 AOS awards for Cattleya mossiae, but only one award for Cattleya mossiae f. alba. Awarded cultivar Cattleya mossiae f. alba 'Krull Smith' received CCM/AOS 86 pts in Apr. 29 2022.


The candidate plant has 2 flowers on one upright staked 20-cm inflorescence. Plant has 10 growth plus one new growth and growing in bark mix in 14-cm terracotta pot. Plant size is 28-cm wide by 25-cm tall. First 2 photos made outside on natural light in sunny day. Substance medium; texture crystalline.

Flower Measurements:

NS H - 14.0 cm;                    NS V - 16.0 cm;

Dorsal Sep. W - 2.3 cm;    Dorsal Sep. L - 8.3 cm;

Petal W - 6.0 cm;               Petals L - 8.3 cm;

Lat/Sepal W - 2.0 cm;       Lat/Sepal L - 7.5 cm;

Lip/Pouch W - 4.7 cm;     Lip/Pouch L - 8.2 cm.