Catasetum lemosii Rolfe 1894 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras SUBSECTION Convergentes

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Part Sun Hot WarmFall

Common Name Lemos' Catasetum

Flower Size 1.5" [3.75 cm]

Found in northern [Para'] Brazil as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with erect to curved pseudobulbs carrying elliptic-oblong, undulate margined leaves that blooms in the fall on a 14" [35 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Similar to C albovirens, C fuchsii and C mattogrossa

Synonyms Catasetum roseum Barb.Rodr. 1877

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942 drawing fide; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 26 Schlechter/Brieger 1992; The World Of Catasetum Holst 1999 as syn to C albovirens

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