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Taxon: Guarianthe aurantiaca (Bateman ex Lindl.) Dressler & W. E. Higgins

Genus: Guarianthe
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
Nomen number: 468440
Place of publication: Lankesteriana 7:38. 2003
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Aug-2014 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Nov-2015
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as Cattleya aurantiaca; Cattleyas & Rel, as Cattleya aurantiaca)

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras

    Cultivated (also cult.)


  1. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  2. Dressler, R. L. & W. E. Higgins 2003. Guarianthe, a generic name for the "Cattleya" skinneri complex (Lankesteriana) 7:37-38.

Check other web resources for Guarianthe aurantiaca (Bateman ex Lindl.) Dressler & W. E. Higgins :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=468440. Accessed 16 June 2019.