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White and Green Catasetum

Catasetum albovirens.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Catasetinae
Genus: Catasetum
Species: Ctsm. albovirens
Alliance:
Binomial name
Catasetum albovirens
Barb.Rodr. 1877

Catasetum albovirens is a species of Catasetum from South America.

Description[]

The plant is a naturally growing epiphyte with curved pseudobulbs. The inflorescence holds 12 2" (5 cm) flowers.

Distribution[]

It is found in Para state Brazil near the coast in places without dry seasons.

Naming[]

Common Name: The White and Green Catasetum

Synonyms[]

It is very similar to Catasetum lemosii and is often listed as it being a synonym, but the two are thought to be different species.

It is also similar to Catasetum fucshii and Catasetum mattogrossa.

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