Catasetum aripuanense Bicalho 1963 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras SUBSECTION Convergentes Photo by Ingrid Pape at The Orchideen Forum De WebPage

Part sunWarm Fall

Common Name The Aripuana Catasetum [A western area of Mato Grossa state]

Flower Size

Found in Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul states of Brazil at elevations between 500 and 1000 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with subconical pseudobulbs carrying 4, linear-lanceolate, medium green leaves taht blooms in the fall on a basal, 8" [20 cm] long, arching, to 4 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing good; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 26 1584 - 1648 Brieger 1992; The World of Catasetum Holst 1999 photo good;