Catasetum labiatum Barb.Rodr.1881 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras SUBSECTION Divaricatae

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Part sun Summer Fall

Common Name The Large Lipped Catasetum

Flower Size

Found in Minas Gerais and Rio de Janiero states of Brazil as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with close set, fusiform to oblong-fusiform, slightly compressed, often slightly curved pseudobulbs carrying 6, plicate, 3 nerved, linear-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the summer and fall on an ascending, shorter than the leaves, to 8" [20 cm] long, to 9 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Catasetum hookeri var. labiatum (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1902

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942 as C hookeri var labiatum drawing fide;