A Journal of Neotropical Biodiversity
ISSN 1809-5348 (print), 2358-2847 (online)

Neodiversity - Article

New combinations in the genus Cattleya Lindl. (Orchidaceae)

Cássio van den Berg

Neodiversity, Volume 3, Issue 1, Pages 3-12

DOI: 10.13102/neod.31.2, Publication Date: 2008-03-10


New combinations and names are proposed in Cattleya to accommodate species previously assigned to Laelia and Sophronitis. These are needed in order to maintain the monophyly of the genus in light of recent phylogenetic hypotheses. Comments on nomenclatural problems are also provided where necessary.

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