Orchid (Cattleya maxima)

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Orchid fact file

Orchid description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassLiliopsida
OrderOrchidales
FamilyOrchidaceae
GenusCattleya (1)

Information on the orchid is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Orchid status

Listed on Appendix II of CITES (1).

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk
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References

  1. CITES (May, 2009)
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