Catasetum vinaceum (Hoehne) Hoehne 1942 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras SUBSECTION Convergentes Photo by Carol J. Watson.

Semi-Alba Form Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Alba Form Photo by Lourens Grobler.

Part sun Hot Spring

Common Name The Wine Red Catasetum

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Matto Grosso do Sul and Goias Brazil as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with narrowly ovoid pseudobulbs carrying membraneous, elliptic, acuminate, attenuate basally, plicate, 3 nerved leaves that blooms in the spring on a basal, erect, glabrous, 5 to 14 flowered, racemose inflorescence with 3 membraneous, obliquely truncate, narrowly triangular, bracts and carrying resupinate flowers.

Synonyms Catasetum taquariense Bicalho, F.Barros & Moutinho 1984; Catasetum taguariense var. album L.C.Menezes 1993 ; *Catasetum trulla var. vinaceum Hoehne 1914; Catasetum vinaceum f. album (L.C.Menezes) F.Barros & J.A.N.Bat. 2004; Catasetum vinaceum var. album (L.C.Menezes) L.C.Menezes 1997; Catasetum vinaceum var. splendidum L.C.Menezes 1997

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; Orchid Digest Vol 48 No 6 1984 as C taquariense drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 26 Schlechter/Brieger 1992; Die Orchideen lieferung 26 Schlechter/Brieger 1992 as C taquiriense; Schlechteriana Vol 4 No 3 1993 photo as C taguariense var album; The World Of Catasetum Holst 1999 photo fide; Orchids of The Brazilian Central Plateau Menezes 2004 photo fide

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