White and Green Catasetum

Catasetum albovirens

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

Catasetum albovirens is a species of Catasetum from South America.

Description Edit

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

Distribution Edit

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

Naming Edit

Common Name: The White and Green Catasetum

Synonyms Edit

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.