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Family: ORCHIDACEAE 

 Rossioglossum grande
 
  
Author:  Leslie Andrew Garay & George C. Kennedy 1976
Family:  Orchidaceae
Habitat:  Belize , Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
Soil:  No; Epiphytic
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Minimum-Medium
Thickness:  7 centimetres
Height:  30 centimetres
Flower:  Yellow/Maroon/White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Pseudobulbs
Pop names:  Tiger Orchid, The Large Rossioglossum, The Clown Orchid
Synonyms:  Odontoglossum grande, John Lindley 1840
This member of the Orchidaceae family was given this name by Leslie Andrew Garay and George C. Kennedy in 1976. It is found from Guatemala, Honduras and Belize up in  Mexico, growing as an epiphyte in rain forests with lots of water and little to some sun. The pseudobulbs can grow to seven centimetres, the whole plant up to 30 centimetres, and the inflorescence with the yellow, maroon and white flowers up to 45 centimetres.