Cattleya maxima

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Cattleya maxima


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Epidendreae
Subtribus: Laeliinae
Genus: Cattleya

Species: Cattleya maxima


Cattleya maxima Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 116 (1833)


  • Homotypic
    • Epidendrum maximum (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers, Ann. Bot. Syst. 6: 316 (1861)
  • Heterotypic
    • Cattleya maxima var. aphlebia Rchb.f., Gard. Chron., n.s., 22: 394 (1884)
    • Cattleya malouana Linden, Lindenia 1: 90 (1885)
    • Cattleya maxima var. backhousii Rchb.f., Gard. Chron., n.s., 24: 142 (1885)
    • Cattleya maxima var. hrubyana L.Linden & Rodigas, Lindenia 1: 29 (1885)
    • Cattleya maxima var. marchettiana B.S.Williams, Orchid Album 9: t. 404 (1891)
    • Cattleya maxima f. aphlebia (Rchb.f.) Roeth, Orchidee (Hamburg) 61: 45 (2010)


Native distribution areas

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References: Brummitt, R.K. (2001) TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Largest Cattleya
русский: Каттлея крупнейшая

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