Catasetum yavitaense G.A.Romero & C.Gómez 1998 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras Drawing by © Bruno Manara,

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Common Name The Yavita Catasetum [a town in southwestern Venezuela]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in southwestern Venezuela in wet forests at elevations of 100 to 200 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with an arching inflorescence carrying a few flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing fide;