Catasetum tricorne P.Ortiz 1997 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras

Side View of Flower

TYPE Drawing Photos/TYPE Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz Valdivieso and The Epidendra Website

LATER

Common Name The Three Horned Catasetum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Santander department of Colombia at elevations around 700 meters as a large sized, warm growing epiphyte with fusiform, elongate pseudobulbs carrying 6 to 8, plicate, elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later spring on a male, basal, arching, 24" [60 cm] long, to 23 flowered inflorescence .

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia 20: 314 Ortiz 1997 photo/drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drawing/photo fide

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