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Cattleya tigrina, also known as Laelia tigrina and Sophronitis tigrina, is a species of orchid native to Brazil, particularly found in the Atlantic Forest biomes. It blooms in the late summer and early autumn, producing striking flowers that are notable for their vibrant color and delicate, spotted patterns resembling a tiger's stripes, which is how it earned its name "tigrina," meaning "tiger-like." The flowers are usually a bright golden-yellow with purplish-brown markings and have a robust, fringed lip. Cattleya tigrina is highly valued by orchid enthusiasts for its dramatic appearance and its ability to adapt to a variety of growing conditions, making it a cherished species in collections worldwide. The plant's natural habitat, however, faces threats from deforestation and habitat destruction, which puts pressure on its survival in the wild.