Lycaste dowiana

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Lycaste dowiana


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Cymbidieae
Subtribus: Maxillariinae
Genus: Lycaste
Species: Lycaste dowiana



Lycaste dowiana Endrés ex Rchb.f., Gard. Chron., n.s., 2: 194 (1874)


  • Heterotypic
    • Lycaste dowiana var. isabelii Archila, Revista Guatemal. 6(1): 81 (2003)
    • Lycaste dowiana var. labello-alba Oakeley, Lycaste, Ida, Anguloa: 87 (2008)
    • Lycaste dowiana var. viridis Oakeley, Lycaste, Ida, Anguloa: 89 (2008)


Native distribution areas:

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



Primary references

  • Endrés, A.R. (1874) The Gardeners' Chronicle, new series 2: 194.

Additional references

  • Oakeley, H.F. (2007) A new infrageneric classification of Lycaste (Lindl.) and a checklist of species for the genus Lycaste. Orchid Digest 71: 196–208.
  • Oakeley, H.F. (2008) Lycaste, Ida and Anguloa. The essential guide: 1–445. Published by the author.

Vernacular names

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