Cattleya maxima

Family Orchidaceae
Subfamily Epidendroideae
Tribe Epidendreae
Subtribe Laeliinae
Scientific name Cattleya maxima Lindley
Synonyms Cattleya malouana Linden & Rodigas; Epidendrum maximum (Lindley) Reichenbach f.
Distribution Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
Reference  Cattleya maxima Lindl.
Cattleya maxima Lindley 1831
Cattleya maxima Lindl.
Detection of DNA polymorphisms within the genus Cattleya (Orchidaceae)
Note Photo at right hand below is that of an orchid (Cattleya maxima 'G-9') which was cultivated by Madame Hatsue Otsuka and displayed at the Orchid Show 2006 in Tsukuba Botanical Garden

October 2007
at Tsukuba Botanical Garden
October 2006
at Tsukuba Botanical Garden