Catasetum maroaense G.A.Romero & C.Gómez 2000

SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras SUBGENUS Convergentes? Photo by © Gunter Gerlach and His Stanhopinae Website

Part sun HotSummer

Common Name The Maroa Catasetum [A town In Amazonian Venezuela]

Flower Size

Found in Venezuela and Colombia in humid forests at elevations of 100 to 200 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with unusually dark green, thick, plicate leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, few flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate flowers


ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003;