Brazil. Plants are found in the coastal mountains of Rio de Janeiro and Espírito Santo. Some writers indicate that distribution extends into the state of Minas Gerais, but we found no habitat details. Plants grow on rocks or trees in moderate shade. They are found in mountain forests at 1300–3300 ft. (400–1000 m). — Source: Charles Baker
CATTLEYA have long been counted amongst the best-known and most sought-after orchids because of their beautiful and colourful flowers. Easy to care for under intermediate conditions and abundant light.