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Catasetum complanatum


ORIGIN: Found in western Brazil in Rondonia state at elevations of 100 to 300 meters in Amazonian rain forest on dead trees and living palms.

DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with clustered, fusiform pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several deciduous leaf sheaths and carrying 7 to 8, plicate, arched, oblanceolate leaves that blooms in the fall in Brazil on a male, basal, arched, 10 [25 cm] long, racemose, many flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb with lanceolate stem clasping bracts with up to 18 resupinate flowers.


Catasetum complanatum

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