Cattleya maxima Lindl.

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 116 (1833)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Ecuador to Peru. It is a pseudobulbous epiphyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is has environmental uses.

Distribution

Native to:

Ecuador, Peru

Recorded in error in:

Colombia, Venezuela

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Harling, G. & Andersson, L. (2005). 225(2). Orchidaceae Genera Aa-Cyrtidiorchis. Flora of Ecuador 76: 1-347. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.
  • 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.

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.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • CITES (2021). Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. https://cites.org/eng/app/appendices.php
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • WCVP (2021). World Checklist of Vascular Plants, version 2.0. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://wcvp.science.kew.org/ Retrieved 28 April 2021

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
19295.000 No
Gailer, J. [135], Peru 37395.000 No
D'Allessandro, D. [in C. Porter], Ecuador 51804.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0