Cattleya Alliance

The Cattleya Alliance encompasses many well known Genera such as; Cattleya, Epidendrum, Encyclia, Laelia, Sophronitis & Brassovola, just to name a few. What many people do not realize is that it also contains many more obscure Genera like; Alamania, Arpophyllum, Barkeria, Neolauchea, Psychilis, Quisqueya, & Tetramicra as well as many others.


Popular Genera of the Cattleya Alliance

On the right is a navigable list of the popular genera  of orchids in the Cattleya Alliance.


Unpopular Genera of the Cattleya Alliance

Brassoepidendrum, Brassolaelia, Brassolaeliocattleya,  Catcylaelia, Cattleytonia, Catyclia, Caulocattleya, Cookara, Diacattleya, Dialaelia, Dimeranda, Epicattleya,   Epilaelia, Epilaeliocattleya, Epiphronitis, Gerberara, Hasegawaara, Hawkinsara, Isabelia, Iwanagaara, Kirchara, Laeliocatonia, Leptotes, Lyonara, Maclemoreara, Myrmecatlaelia, Nageliella, Nanodes, Oerstedella, Otaara, Potinara,  Rothara, Scaphyglottis, Schombocatonia, Schombolaelia, Schombolaeliocattleya, Sophrocattleya, Sophrolaelia, Sophrolaeliocattleya,  Stanfieldara and Yamadaara. 





Hereditary Influences of the Cattleya Alliance

The Cattleya Alliance Orchids.

Index of Cattleya Alliance Species. Keith Davis Orchids



Any errors, omissions and corrections are most welcome to ensure the most accurate list of the Cattleya Alliance.




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