Cattleya guttata

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Cattleya guttata
Cattleya guttata Orchi 05.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. Falcata
Section: C. sect. Guttatae
Species: C. guttata
Binomial name
Cattleya guttata
Lindl. (1831)
  • Cattleya elatior Lindl. (1833)
  • Cattleya sphenophora C. Morren (1848)
  • Epidendrum amethystoglossum Rchb.f. (1861)
  • Epidendrum elatius (Lindl.) Rchb.f. (1861)
  • Cattleya guttata var. pernambucensis Rodigas (1893)
  • Cattleya guttata var. compacta Hoehne & Schltr. (1926)
  • Cattleya guttata var. elatior (Lindl.) Fowlie (1977)
  • Cattleya guttata var. caerulea L.C. Menezes (1993)
  • Cattleya leopoldii subsp. pernambucensis Brieger
  • Cattleya guttata f. munda (Rchb.f.) M.Wolff & O.Gruss (2007)
  • Cattleya guttata f. albina Xim.Bols. (2011)

Cattleya guttata ("the spotted Cattley orchid") is a bifoliate Cattleya species of orchid. The diploid chromosome number of C. guttata has been determined as 2n = 40.[1]

Footnotes and external links[edit]

  1. ^ page 251 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