⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-35889, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Cattleya dowiana var. aurea (Linden) B.S.Williams & T.Moore.
The record derives from WCSP which reports it as a synonym (record 35889) with original publication details: Reichenbachiana 2: t. 80 1890.