Cattleya guttata

C. guttata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Cattleya
Species: C. guttata
Binomial name
Cattleya guttata
Lindley 1832

Cattleya guttata is a plant in the genus Cattleya.


Plant blooms from fall to winter with several 10 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in the coastal forest of Brazil.


Plants should be grown in medium fir bark with partial bright light. The plant is a cool to warm growing orchid species. Water approximately once a week and reduce watering during the winter. Plant can also be mounted.


Cattleya guttata alba Cattleya guttata var. alba Sepals are and petals are green, lip is white


Common Name: Spotted Cattleya


  1. Cattleya elatior Lindley 1831
  2. Cattleya elatior Lindl. 1833
  3. Cattleya granulosa Lindley var. russeliana Lindley
  4. Cattleya guttata var. caerulea L.C.Menezes 1993
  5. Cattleya guttata var. elatior (Lindl.) Fowlie 1977
  6. Cattleya guttata var. immaculata Rchb.f. 1886
  7. Cattleya guttata var. leopardina Linden & Rodigas 1885
  8. Cattleya guttata var. purpurea Cogn. 1900
  9. Cattleya guttata var. williamsiana Rchb.f. 1884
  10. Cattleya guttulata Lindley
  11. Cattleya leopoldii subsp. pernambucensis Brieger in ?
  12. Cattleya leopoldii var. immaculata (Rchb.f.) Fowlie 1977
  13. Cattleya sororia Rchb.f. 1888
  14. Cattleya sphenophora Morr. 1848
  15. Cattleya tigrina A. Rich. 1848
  16. Cattleya tigrina var. caerulea L.C.Menezes 1993
  17. Cattleya tigrina var. immaculata (Rchb.f.) Braem 1984
  18. Cattleya tigrina var. leopardina (Linden & Rodigas) Braem 1984
  19. Cattleya tigrina var. purpurea (Cogn.) Braem 1984
  20. Cattleya tigrina var. williamsiana (Rchb.f.) Braem 1984
  21. Epidendrum elatius Rchb.f 1862
  22. Epidendrum elegans Vell. 1825 [1790]

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