Cattleya intermedia

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Cattleya intermedia
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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. Intermedia
Species: C. intermedia
Binomial name
Cattleya intermedia
Graham ex Hook. (1828)
  • Cattleya maritima Lindl. (1836)
  • Cattleya ovata Lindl. (1836)
  • Cattleya amethystina C.Morren (1848)
  • Cattleya loddigesii var. amethystina C. Morren ex Lem. (1853)
  • Cattleya lindleyana Rchb.f. (1857)
  • Cattleya amabilis Lindl. ex Buyss. (1878)
  • Cattleya gibeziae Linden & Rodigas (1887)
  • Cattleya aquinii Barb.Rodr. (1891)
  • Cattleya intermedia var. punctatissima Sander (1892)
  • Cattleya intermedia var. amethystina (C.Morren ex Lem.) Fowlie (1977)

Cattleya intermedia ("The Intermediate Cattleya") is a bifoliate Cattleya species of orchid. The diploid chromosome number of C. intermedia 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

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