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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical America.
Cattleya violacea (Kunth) Rolfe

[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.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, epífita
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

Native to:

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

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

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

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

Accepted by

  • 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.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

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.

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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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