Catasetum decipiens Rchb.f. 1887 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras SUBSECTION DivaricataeDrawing by P. de Pannemaeker

Part sun

Common Name The Deceiving Catasetum [Similar to C discolor but differs in the well developed anntenae]

Flower Size

Found in Tachira Venezuela with fusiform pseudobulbs carrying elliptic-lanceolate, recurved, plicate, attenuate below into the pseudopetiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, recurved, 7 to 10 flowered inflorescence. .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942 drawing fide; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 4 1970; The World Of Catasetum Holtz 1999 drawing fide