|Subgenus:||Cattleya subg. Cattleya|
|Section:||Cattleya sect. Cattleya|
C.Parker ex Hook.
Cattleya mossiae (literally "Moss' Cattley's"), commonly known as easter orchid, is a species of labiate Cattleya orchid. The white-flowered form is sometimes known as Cattleya wagneri. The diploid chromosome number of C. mossiae has been determided as 2n = 40. The haploid chromosome number has been determined as n = 20.
It is among the group of very fragrant orchids.
- The Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia
- 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 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2010.01059.x/abstract
|External identifiers for Cattleya mossiae|
|This Epidendreae-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|