Catasetum quadridens Rolfe 1901 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras SUBSECTION Convergentes Photo by Patrick Cloes and His Orchids of Patrick Cloes Photo Website

Part sun Hot Warm

Common Name The Four Toothed Catasetum [refers to the column apex]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Amazonas Brazil as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with oblong-fusiform pseudobulbs enveloped by leaf bearing sheaths carrying oblong, acute, plicate, gradually narrowing to the clasping, pseudopetiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect several flowered inflorescence


ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 26 1584 - 1648 Brieger 1992; The World Of Catasetum Holst 1999 drawing ok;