Cattleya elongata

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Cattleya elongata
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Cattleya elongata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Cattleya
Species: C. elongata
Binomial name
Cattleya elongata
Barb.Rodr.
Gen. Spec. Orchid. 1: 72 (1877)
Synonyms

Cattleya alexandrae L.Linden & Rolfe, Gard. Chron., III, 1892(1): 522. (1892)
Cattleya nilsonii Regel, Gartenflora 38: 481. (1889)
Cattleya alexandrae var. elegans Rolfe, Lindenia 8: 47. (1892)
Cattleya alexandrae var. tenebrosa Rolfe, Gard. Chron. 1892(1): 522. (1892)
Cattleya alexandrae var. maculata auct., Orchid Rev. 3: 330. (1895)
Cattleya alexandrae var. rosea auct., Orchid Rev. 3: 330. (1895)
Cattleya elongata var. elegans (Rolfe) Fowlie, Braz. Bifol. Cattleyas: 89. (1977)
Cattleya elongata var. tenebrosa (Rolfe) Fowlie, Braz. Bifol. Cattleyas: 89. (1977)
Cattleya elongata var. maculata (auct.) Braem, Cattleya Brazilian Bifoliate Cattleyas: 35. (1984)
Cattleya elongata var. rosea (auct.) Braem, Cattleya Brazilian Bifoliate Cattleyas: 36. (1984)
Cattleya elongata f. alba F.Barros & J.A.N.Bat., Orquidologia Sul-Amer.: 101 (2004)

Cattleya elongata, the Cattleya with the Elongated Stalk, is an orchid species in the genus Cattleya endemic to the campo rupestre vegetation in northeastern Brazil.[1]

Its ploidy is 2n = 80.[2]

C. elongata forms two natural hybrids :

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Genetic and morphological variability in Cattleya elongata Barb. Rodr. (Orchidaceae), endemic to the campo rupestre vegetation in northeastern Brazil. Daiane Trabuco da Cruz, Alessandra Selbach-Schnadelbach, Sabrina Mota Lambert, Patrícia Luz Ribeiro and Eduardo Leite Borba, Plant Systematics and Evolution, Volume 294, Numbers 1-2 (2011), pages 87-98, doi:10.1007/s00606-011-0444-0
  2. ^ page 250 of L. P. Felix and M. Guerra: "Variation in chromosome number and the basic number of subfamily Epidendroideae (Orchidaceae)" Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 163(2010)234—278. The Linnean Society of London. Downloaded October 2010 from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2010.01059.x/abstract

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