Catasetum x roseo-album (Hook.) Lindl. 1840 SUBGENUS Pseudocatasetum

Photo by Gunter Gerlach and His Stanhopinae Website

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Photos by Danny Lentz plant grown by the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Part sun Hot Cool Summer

Common Name The Pink & White Catasetum

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Found in Guyana, Surinam and northern Brazil as a natural hybrid between C discolor and C longifolium that blooms in the summer

Synonyms Catasetum discolor var roseo-album [Hkr.] Mansf. 1942; *Monachanthus roseoalbus Hook.1840

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942 as C discolor var roseo-album;

Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1961 as C discolor drawing fide;

AOS Bulletin Vol 33 #8 1964 as C discolor; AOS Bulletin Vol 36 #4 1967 as C discolor var alboroseum photo fide;

Flora de Venezuela Volumen 15 Parte 4 Foldats 1970 drawing #598 as C discolor not = C roseum album fide;

Orchidaceae Brasilensis band1 Pabst & Dungs 1976 as C discolor var roseo album drawing fide;

Orchids of Venezuela, An illustrated field guide Vol. 1 Dunsterville and Garay 1979 as C discolor pg 83 drawing fide;

* Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 76: 459 Romero and Carnevalia 1989 drawing fide;

Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 26 1584 - 1648 Brieger 1992 ;

Venezuela; Paraiso de Orquideas Romero 1997 photo fide;

The World Of Catasetum Holtz 1999 as C discolor var roseo-album;

Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide;

Orquideologia Vol 22 #2 2002 photo fide;

Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing fide;

AOS Bulletin Vol 74 No 10 2005 photo as C roseo-album;

Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drawing/photo fide