Catasetum juruenense Hoehne 1915 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras SUBGENUS Convergentes

Female Flower Photos by Katia Seagull and Her Orchid Web Site

Another Color Form Photo by Mauro Peixoto Copyrighted and his Brazilian Plants Website

Part sunWarmTo HotFall and Winter

Common Name The Rio Juruena Catasetum

Flower Size 1 1/5" [3 cm]

This is a medium sized, warm growing Brazilian species from Matto Grosso state occuring only on dead trees in gallery forests along the Juruena river with clustered, fusiform pseudobulbs carrying linear-lanceolate, medium green, plicate leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on a basal, suberect, racemose, 11" [28 cm] long, several [9] flowered, long lasting inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb.

Synonyms Catasetum juruenense var mansfeldianum Hoehne 1942

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942 drawing fide; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942 as C juruenense var mansfeldianum drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 26 Schlechter/Brieger 1992; The World Of Catasetum Holtz 1999 photo fide

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