This name is a synonym of Cattleya dowiana var. aurea (Linden) B.S.Williams & T.Moore.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 35889) with original publication details: Reichenbachiana 2: t. 80 1890.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-35889.