Cattleya rex

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Cattleya rex
Cattleya rex - Curtis' 137 (Ser. 4 no. 7) pl. 8377 (1911).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
Subtribe: Laeliinae
Alliance: Cattleya
Genus: Cattleya
Subgenus: C. subg. Cattleya
Section: C. sect. Xantheae
Species: C. rex
Binomial name
Cattleya rex
Bateman & Rchb.f. (1866)

Cattleya rex ("king Cattley flower") is a species of labiate Cattleya orchid which grows wild in Peru.[1]

References and external links[edit]

  1. ^ Schweinfurth, C., "Orchidaceae, Orchids of Peru", Fieldiana, Botany 30(3): 535