Catasetum socco (Vell.) Hoehne 1952 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras SUBSECTION Convergentes Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Another Flower?

Inflorescence Photo by Woon Leng Nursery and their Orchid Website

Part sun Hot to Warm

Common Name The Sock Catasetum?

Flower Size

Found in southern & southestern Brazil

Often cited with C trulla as a syn but there seems to be a big difference between the 2 species if the 2 ID's are correct. Further study is needed, anyone?

Synonyms *Cypripedium socco Vell. 1831; Paphiopedilum socco (Vell.) Pfitzer 1894

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; The World of Catasetum Holtz 1999

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