Cattleya dormaniana

C. dormaniana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Cattleya
Species: C. dormaniana
Binomial name
Cattleya dormaniana
(Rchb. f.) Rchb. f. 1882

Cattleya dormaniana is a plant in the genus Cattleya.


Plant blooms in the fall with one to two 8 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in the montane forest of Brazil at elevations of 600 to 100 meters


Plants should be grown in medium fir bark with partial to full sun. The plant is a cool to warm growing orchid species. Water approximately once a week. Plant can also be mounted.


Common Name: Dorman's Cattleya


  1. Cattleya dormaniana f. alba (L.C.Menezes) Christenson 1996
  2. Cattleya dormaniana var. alba L.C.Menezes 1991
  3. *Laelia dormaniana Rchb. f. 1878
  4. Laeliocattleya dormaniana Rolfe 1889

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