Cattleya gaskelliana

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Cattleya gaskelliana
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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. Cattleya
Species: C. gaskelliana
Binomial name
Cattleya gaskelliana
(N.E.Br.) Rchb.f. (1883)
  • Cattleya labiata var. gaskelliana N.E.Br. (1883)

Cattleya gaskelliana (translation: Gaskell's Cattley's orchid) is a labiate Cattleya species of orchid. The diploid chromosome number of C. gaskelliana has been determined as 2n = 40.[1]


  1. ^ 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