Catasetum dunstervillei G.A.Romero & Carnevali 1989 SUBGENUS mixed with Pseudocatasetum and Subgenus Catasetum Section Catasetum - appears to be Subgenus Catasetum Section Catasetum Holotype Photo by Gustavo Romero

Another Flower

Another Flower Photos by Gustavo A Romero

Part Sun Hot

Common Name or Meaning Dunsterville's Catasetum [A Orchid Enthusiast and Explorer in Venezuela 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Venezuela and Guyana in gallery and wet forests at elevations of 50 to 100 meters as a hot growing epiphyte and natural hybrid between "C pileatum and C discolor, and as such can have a variable flower both in form and color.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 4 Dunsterville & Garay 1966 not = C x dunstervillei drawing fide;

Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 4 1970 as C fimbriatum drawing good;

Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Dunsterville and Garay 1979 as C fimbriatum not = C x dunstervillei drawing fide;

* Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 76: 457 Romero and Carnevalia 1989 drawing fide;

AOS Bulletin Vol 60 No 2/115 1991 photo fide;

Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 26 1584 - 1648 Brieger 1992;

Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide;

Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing ok;

Genera Orchidacearum Vol 5 Part 2 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2009 drawing good;