Monographs Details: Cattleya lawrenceana Rchb.f.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Mt. Roraima, Schomburgk s.n., Seidel s.n.; Roraima region, along the Kookenaam River, Im Thurn 80 (type); Auyan-tepui, 1100 m alt., February, 1938, G. H. H. Tate 1215; same locality, Alto Caroni, 1500 m alt., flowers purple, January, 1949, F. Cardona 2732; same locality, 1100 m alt., E. Foldats 43216; same locality, cumbre de la parte sureste del brazo noroeste (division occidental del cerro) : faldas secas sobre piedras igneas, entre "Rio Lomita Camp" y "Drizzly Camp," 1850 m alt., attached to granite exposures in sun, pseudobulb purple, peduncle deep purple-magenta, pedicel magenta, sepals and petals deep orchid, lip "orchid apically with pale orange basally bordering white in middle," May 11, 1964, J. A. Steyermark 93662; Rio Carrao, above Hacha Falls, on edges of light forest, about 460 m alt., G. C. K. Dunsterville 483; Chimanta Massif, near Base Camp, locally frequent epiphyte in forest, 515 m alt., flowers deep orchid with lip deeper, March 10, 1955, J. A. Steyermark & J. J. Wurdack 1323. Amazonas: Cerro Sipapo (Paraque), in mixed montane forest near Intermediate Camp, 600 m alt., occasional epiphyte, flower deep lavender with lip rose-purple, February 2, 1949, B. Maguire ir L. Politi 28731. This species is apparently restricted to VENEZUELA.

Distribution:Venezuela South America|