Catasetum reichenbachianum Mansf. 1930 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras Photo by Ze Ponozo

Drawing Drawing by Hoehne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Reichenbach's Catasetum [German Botanist 1800's]

Flower Size 2.5" [3.75 cm]

Found in northern and northeastern Brazil with robust pseudobulbs carrying plicate leaves taht blooms on male, relatively short, 6 to 12" [15 to 30 cm] long, horizontal except for the apex which curves and becomes pendent, densely many flowered inflorescence .

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References W3 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 Holtz 1999 drawing fide

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