1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cattleya Lindl.
      1. Cattleya maxima Lindl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Ecuador to Peru.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador, Peru

    Recorded in error in:

    Colombia, Venezuela

    Cattleya maxima Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    19295.000
    Gailer, J. [135], Peru 37395.000
    D'Allessandro, D. [in C. Porter], Ecuador 51804.000

    First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 116 (1833)

    Accepted by

    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • Pupulin, F. (2012). The Orchidaceae of Ruiz & Pavón's "Flora Peruviana et Chilensis". A taxonomic study. I Anales del Jardin Botanico de Madrid 69: 21-79.
    • Harling, G. & Andersson, L. (2005). 225(2). Orchidaceae Genera Aa-Cyrtidiorchis Flora of Ecuador 76: 1-347. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • Harling, G. & Andersson, L. (2005). 225(2). Orchidaceae Genera Aa-Cyrtidiorchis Flora of Ecuador 76: 1-347. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0