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 464460) with original publication details: Dict. Icon. Orchid. Cattleya: t. 2c 1897.
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