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  1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cattleya Lindl.
      1. Cattleya violacea (Kunth) Lindl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical America.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa y cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 200 - 646 m.; Amazonia, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Orinoquia.
    Habit
    Hierba, epífita
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Cattleya violacea (Kunth) Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 2012 Ratter, J.A. [1384], Mato Grosso K000878474
    Nov 1, 2012 Spruce, R. [1660], Amazonas K000878464
    Nov 1, 2012 Moore, S. [568], Mato Grosso K000878462
    Nov 1, 2012 Spruce [1660], Amazonas K000878463
    Nov 1, 2012 s.coll. [s.n.] K000878466
    Nov 1, 2012 s.coll. [s.n.], Amazonas K000878467
    Nov 1, 2012 s.coll. [s.n.], Amazonas K000878468
    Nov 1, 2012 s.coll. [s.n.] K000878469
    Apr 1, 1994 Jenman, G.S. [603], Guyana K000880362
    Apr 1, 1994 Appun, C.F. [760] K000878460
    Apr 1, 1994 Appun, C.F. [2465], Guyana K000878461
    Apr 1, 1994 s.coll. [s.n.] K000880361
    Apr 1, 1994 s.coll. [s.n.], Pará K000878459
    Jan 1, 1993 Schomburgk [699], Guyana K000584037 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1993 Schomburgk [699], Guyana K000584038 Unknown type material
    Feb 22, 1971 Ramos, J. [s.n.], Mato Grosso K000878471
    Aug 20, 1970 Harley, R.M. [10551], Mato Grosso K000878475
    Aug 20, 1970 Philcox, D. [4221], Mato Grosso K000878470
    Guyana 19291.000
    Brazil 22748.017
    Papua New Guinea 39163.000
    Brazil 7733.000
    Harley, R.M. [10551], Brazil 7489.000
    Philcox, D. [4221], Brazil 22748.014
    Philcox, D. [4145], Mato Grosso K000878458
    Stannard, B.L. [764], Roraima K000878472
    Stannard, B.L. [764], Roraima K000878473
    Milliken, W. [M.134], Brazil 52797.000
    Ramos, J. [s.n.], Mato Grosso K000878465
    Rand, E.S. [735], Pará K000880363 holotype
    Apr 7, 1983 Schomburgk, R.H. [s.n.] Cattleya superba K000079095 Unknown type material

    Bibliography

    First published in Gard. Chron. 1842: 472 (1842)

    Accepted by

    • Pessoa, E., de Barros, F. & Alves, M. (2015). Orchidaceae from Viruá National Park, Roraima, Brazilian Amazon Phytotaxa 192: 61-96.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • 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

    • Szlachetko, D.L. (ed.) (2016). Orchids of the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana) 1: 1-461. Koeltz Botanical Books.
    • Pessoa, E., de Barros, F. & Alves, M. (2015). Orchidaceae from Viruá National Park, Roraima, Brazilian Amazon Phytotaxa 192: 61-96.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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

    Kew Science Photographs
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