Catasetum punctatum Rolfe 1894 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras SUBSECTION Divaricatae Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

LATE EARLY

Common Name or Meaning The Spotted Catasetum

Flower Size 1.8" [4.5 cm]

Found in Bahia state of Brazil in dry forests as a medium sized, hot and dry growing epiphyte with fusiform pseudobulbs carrying 6, plicate, 3 veined, linear-lanceolate, dark green leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a 12" [30 cm] long, arching, to 10 flowered inflorescence holding the fragrant flowers in the apical half.

Synonyms

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

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