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Taxon: Cattleya maxima Lindl.

 
Genus: Cattleya
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
Nomen number: 9620
Place of publication: Gen. sp. orchid. pl. 116. 1831
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Jan-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  3. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  7. Withner, C. L. 1988-. The Cattleyas and their relatives. Note: six volumes

Check other web resources for Cattleya maxima Lindl. :

  • 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=9620. Accessed 22 July 2019.