Cattleya warneri T. Moore ex Warner 1862 SUBGENUS Cattleya SECTION Cattleya Lindley

Photo by Jay Pfahl

Color Variation

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Another Clone

Photo by Wilma Braga

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Common Name Warner's Cattleya [English Orchid Collector 1800's]

Flower Size 8" [20 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo states of Brazil at elevations around 400 to 900 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte from with club-shaped, slightly compressed pseudobulbs subtended by several greenish, thin textured sheaths and carrying a single, apical, oblong, obtuse, coriaceous leaf that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a terminal, short, few flowered inflorescence subtended by a double sheath and carrying fragrant clean spicy scented , highly color variable flowers.

This species is similar to Cattleya labiata yet differs mostly in having larger, strongly fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Cattleya labiata var. warneri (T. Moore ex Warner) H.J. Veitch 1883; Cattleya trilabiata Barb. Rodr. 1877; Cattleya warneri f. caerulea (L.C.Menezes) F.Barros & J.A.N.Bat. 2004; Cattleya warneri var. alba auct. 1898; Cattleya warneri var. amoena L.C.Menezes 1992; Cattleya warneri var. caerulea L.C.Menezes 1992; Cattleya warneri var. semialba L.C.Menezes 1992

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as C labiata var warneri; Orchids of Malaya Holttum 1957; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as C labiata var warneri; AOS Bulletin Vol 35 No 10 1966 as C labiasta var warneri; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Pabst & Dungs 1972; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 10 576 - 632 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1977; Orquideologia Vol 15 #1 Luer & Escobar 1981 as C labiata var warneri; Growing Orchids Vol 2 Rentoul 1982; An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Orchids Pridgeon 1982; Orchid Digest Vol 49 No 3 1985 photo/drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 54 No 5 1985 as C labiata var warneri photo fide; The Cattleya and their Relatives Withner Vol 1 1988 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 as C warneri var alba drawing/photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 as C warneri var amesiana drawing/photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 as C warenri var atropurpurea photo fide; The Manual of Cultivated Orchids Bechtel, Cribb and Laurent 1992 photo fide; Orchids of Brazil McQueen 1993 photo fide; Manual of Orchids Stewart 1995; Orchid Digest Vol 59 No 4 1995 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 66 No 3 1997 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 69 No 6 2000 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 72 No 1 2003 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 4 2007 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 79 #2 2010 photo fide; Orchidees Du Bresil As Orchideas da Serra Do Castello Vol 3 Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 80 #2 2016; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #9 2016 drawing fide;

Cattleya warneri T. Moore ex Warner 1862 var alba SUBGENUS Cattleya SECTION Cattleya Lindley

Photo by Wilma Braga

An albino version of the previous species.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 54 No 5 1985 photo as C labiata var warneri var alba; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 61 #1 1997 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 69 No 6 2000 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 72 No 1 2003 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 84 #4 2015 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #4 2017 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 89 #11 2020 photo fide;

< Cattleya warneri T. Moore ex Warner var albescens SUBGENUS Cattleya SECTION Cattleya Lindley

Photo by L C Menezes

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 photo fide;

Cattleya warneri T. Moore ex Warner var amesiana SUBGENUS Cattleya SECTION Cattleya Lindley

Photo by L C Menezes

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 photo fide;

Cattleya warneri T. Moore ex Warner 1862 var amethestina SUBGENUS Cattleya SECTION Cattleya Lindley

Photo by L C Menezes

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 photo fide;

Cattleya warneri T. Moore ex Warner var amoena SUBGENUS Cattleya SECTION Cattleya Lindley

Photo by L C Menezes

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 photo fide;

Cattleya warneri T. Moore ex Warner 1862 var atropurpurea SUBGENUS Cattleya SECTION Cattleya Lindley

Photo by L C Menezes

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 photo fide;

Cattleya warneri T. Moore ex Warner 1862 var caerulescens SUBGENUS Cattleya SECTION Cattleya Lindley

Photo by L C Menezes

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 photo fide;

Cattleya warneri T. Moore ex Warner 1862 var concolor SUBGENUS Cattleya SECTION Cattleya Lindley

Photo by L C Menezes

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 photo fide;

Cattleya warneri T. Moore ex Warner 1862 var coerulaSUBGENUS Cattleya SECTION Cattleya Lindley

Photo by Lourens Grobler

A bluish color version of the type species.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 39 No 5 1970; Orchid Digest Vol 36 No 6 1972 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 54 No 5 1985 as C labiata var warneri var coerula photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 photo;

Cattleya warneri T. Moore ex Warner 1862 var purpureolineataSUBGENUS Cattleya SECTION Cattleya Lindley

Photo by L C Menezes

A color version of the type species.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 photo;

Cattleya warneri T. Moore ex Warner 1862 var purpureastriataSUBGENUS Cattleya SECTION Cattleya Lindley

Photo by L C Menezes

A color version of the type species.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 photo;

Cattleya warneri T. Moore ex Warner 1862 var rosadaSUBGENUS Cattleya SECTION Cattleya Lindley

Photo by L C Menezes

A Yellow color version of the type species.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 photo;

Cattleya warneri T. Moore ex Warner 1862 var venosaSUBGENUS Cattleya SECTION Cattleya Lindley

Photo by L C Menezes

A Yellow color version of the type species.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 2 1992 photo;

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