Cattleya dormaniana

Dorman's Cattleya
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
Subtribe: Laeliinae
Alliance: Cattleya
Genus: Cattleya
Subgenus: Binomial name
Cattleya dormaniana
(Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. (1882)
  • Laelia dormaniana Rchb.f. (1878) (Basionym)
  • × Laeliocattleya dormaniana (Rchb.f.) Rolfe (1889)
  • Cattleya dormaniana var. alba L.C. Menezes (1991)
  • Cattleya dormaniana f. alba (L.C. Menezes) Christenson (1996)

Cattleya dormaniana ("Dorman's Cattleya") is a bifoliate Cattleya species of orchid. The diploid chromosome number of C. dormaniana has been determined as 2n = 40.[1]


  1. ^ page 250. Leonardo P. Felix and Marcelo Guerra: "Variation in chromosome number and the basic number of subfamily Epidendroideae (Orchidaceae)" Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 163(2010)234-278, The Linnean Society of London