Catasetum lucis P.Ortiz & G.Arango 1994 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras SUBSECTION Convergentes

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Brent Baker and His Flickr Orchid Photo Website

C lucis frma tigrinum

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Photo by Gilberto Arango/TYPE Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz

Catasetum lucis f. tigrinum P.Ortiz & G.Arango 1994

Part sun Warm Summer

Common Name Luz's Catasetum [Co-author's Colombian mother Luz Restrepo de Arango current]

Flower Size 3.2" [8 cm]

Found in Santander department of Colombia at elevations around 770 meters as a medium sized, warm growing lithophyte with erect, cylindric-conical, elongate, sometimes curved pseudobulb carrying about 5, plicate, 3 veined beneath, narrowly linear-ellitic leaves that blooms in the summer on a basal, erect to arcuate, 16 to 60" [40 to 150 cm] long, provided with 5 braqcts, 5 to 26 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Catasetum lucis f. tigrinum P.Ortiz & G.Arango 1994

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia Vol 19 2 1994 photo/drawing fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 1 COS 1994 photo fide; The World Of Catasetum Holst 1999; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Orquideologia Vol 28 #2 2011 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 80 #4 2016 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 88 # 6 2019 photo fide; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drawing good/photo ok; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drawing/photo fide; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 as C lucis var tigrinum drawing/photo fide

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