Catasetum gomezii G.A.Romero & Carnevali 1989

Photo by Gustavo A Romero & German Carnevali


Common Name Gomez's Catasetum

Flower Size

Found in Amazonas state of Venezuela as a hot to warm growing epiphyte carrying scented flowers.

This is a very rare species and as such may prove to be a natural hybrid between C barbatum and C ochraceum as it is morphologically intermediate between the 2 species.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 61 No 10 1994 photo fide; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 photo good