Cattleya lueddemanniana

Cattleya lueddemanniana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Cattleya
Species: C. lueddemanniana
Binomial name
Cattleya lueddemanniana
Rchb. f. 1858

Cattleya lueddemanniana is a plant in the genus Cattleya.


Plant flowers from summer to fall with three to five flowers. Flowers are 21.25 cm wide and fragrant.


Plant is found growing on trees in the low hill of the Northern coast in Venezuela at elevations of 0 to 500 meters.


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


Cattleya lueddemania f. semi-alba Cattleya lueddemania f. semi-alba Sepals and Petals are white, lip is pink
Cattleya lueddemania 500 Cattleya lueddemania f. semi-alba Sepals and Petals are purple, lip is yellow with purple
Cattleya lueddemania coerulea 'Siquisiqui' Cattleya lueddemania f. coerulea 'Siquisiqui' Sepals and Petals are white, lip is purple with yellow AM/AOS
Cattleya lueddemanniana alba Cattleya lueddemania f. alba Sepals and Petals are white, lip is yellow


Common Name: Lueddemann's Cattleya


  1. Cattleya bassettii hort. 1887
  2. Cattleya dawsoni Warn. 1862
  3. Cattleya labiata var. dawsonii [Warner] DuBuy. 1878
  4. Cattleya labiata var. lueddmannia (Rchb. f.) Rchb. f. 1883
  5. Cattleya labiata var. roezlii Rchb.f 1882
  6. Cattleya labiata var wilsoniana Rchb.f 1887
  7. Cattleya malouana Linden 1885
  8. Cattleya mossiae Hkr. var autumnalis hort. 1887
  9. Cattleya roezlii Rchb. f. 1882
  10. Cattleya speciosissima hort. 1868
  11. Cattleya speciosissima var lowii Anderson 1868
  12. Cattleya speciosissima var lueddemannia 1882-97
  13. Epidendrum labiatum var lueddemannia [Rchb.f]Rchb.f 1861

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