Catasetum alatum M.F.F.Silva & A.T.Oliveira 2001 publ. 2002 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Catasetum

Inflorescence Photos by Dan Souza

Common Name The Winged Catasetum

Flower Size 2.8" [7 cm]

Found in Rondonia Brazil in Amazon rainforests at elevations of 100 to 200 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with green, fusiform, sulcate, erect pseudobulbs carrying lanceolate, concave leaves that blooms on a masculine, pendant, clear-green, 9.6" [to 24 cm] long, to 6 or more flowered inflorescence with resupinate flowers.

The female inflorescence I have not seen.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list ,