Catasetum boyi Mansf. 1930 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras SUBSECTION ? Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista Photo by Apolonia Grade and Orchidstudium

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Common Name or Meaning Boy's Catasetum

Flower Size 1.8" [4.5 cm]

Found in Amazonas Brazil as a epiphyte that blooms on a racmose, pendant, to 18" [45 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate flowers

CAUTION !!!!Similar to and often cited as a synonym of C rondonense but if so then C boyi takes precedence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942; A World of Catasetum Holst 1999