Catasetum brichtae Bicalho 1977 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras SUBSECTION Convergentes Photo by Apolonia Grade and Orchidstudium

Common Name or Meaning Brichta's Catasetum

Flower Size

Found in Amazonas Brazil with an erect, few flowered inflorescence carrying small flowers

As the flowers age the sepals recurve backwards until they can only be seen in profile.


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