Cattleya violacea (Kunth) Lindl.

First published in Gard. Chron. 1842: 472 (1842)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Tropical America. It is a pseudobulbous epiphyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is has environmental uses.

Distribution

Native to:

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

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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

Kew Backbone Distributions

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

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • CITES (2021). Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. https://cites.org/eng/app/appendices.php
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 2012 Moore, S. [568], Mato Grosso K000878462 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Ratter, J.A. [1384], Mato Grosso K000878474 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 s.coll. [s.n.], Amazonas K000878467 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 s.coll. [s.n.], Amazonas K000878468 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Spruce [1660], Amazonas K000878463 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 s.coll. [s.n.] K000878466 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Spruce, R. [1660], Amazonas K000878464 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 s.coll. [s.n.] K000878469 Yes
Apr 1, 1994 s.coll. [s.n.] K000880361 Yes
Apr 1, 1994 s.coll. [s.n.], Pará K000878459 Yes
Apr 1, 1994 Jenman, G.S. [603], Guyana K000880362 Yes
Apr 1, 1994 Appun, C.F. [2465], Guyana K000878461 Yes
Apr 1, 1994 Appun, C.F. [760] K000878460 Yes
Jan 1, 1993 Schomburgk [699], Guyana K000584038 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1993 Schomburgk [699], Guyana K000584037 Unknown type material Yes
Feb 22, 1971 Ramos, J. [s.n.], Mato Grosso K000878471 Yes
Aug 20, 1970 Harley, R.M. [10551], Mato Grosso K000878475 Yes
Aug 20, 1970 Philcox, D. [4221], Mato Grosso K000878470 Yes
Guyana 19291.000 No
Philcox, D. [4221], Brazil 22748.014 No
Brazil 22748.017 No
Papua New Guinea 39163.000 No
Milliken, W. [M.134], Brazil 52797.000 No
Harley, R.M. [10551], Brazil 7489.000 No
Brazil 7733.000 No
Rand, E.S. [735], Pará K000880363 holotype Yes
Stannard, B.L. [764], Roraima K000878472 Yes
Philcox, D. [4145], Mato Grosso K000878458 Yes
Ramos, J. [s.n.], Mato Grosso K000878465 Yes
Stannard, B.L. [764], Roraima K000878473 Yes
Apr 7, 1983 Schomburgk, R.H. [s.n.] Cattleya superba K000079095 Unknown type material Yes

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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

    • 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 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 Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • 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