Cattleya tigrina

C. tigrina

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Cattleya
Species: C. tigrina
Binomial name
Cattleya tigrina
A.Rich. 1848

Cattleya tigrina is a plant in the genus Cattleya.


Plant blooms in the summer with three to ten 11 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found growing in the forest of southern Brazil at elevations of 0 to 100 meters.


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


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


Common Name: The Tiger-Like Cattleya


  1. Cattleya guttata Lindley var leopoldii Lem 1885
  2. Epidendrum eliatus var leopoldi Rchb.f 1862
  3. Cattleya leopoldii Versch. 1854

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