Albuquerque Catasetum

Catasetum albuquerque Flower (Photograph by Daniel Souza) Catasetum albuquerque inflorescence
Inflorescence (Photograph by Daniel Souza)

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Catasetinae
Genus: Catasetum
Species: Ctsm. albuquerquei
Binomial name
Catasetum albuquerquei
M.F.F.Silva & A.T.Olivera 1999

Catasetum albuquerquei is a recently discovered species of Catasetum from South America.

Description Edit

The plant is an epiphyte with yellow flowers.

Distribution Edit

Found in central eastern Brazil.

Naming Edit

Common Name: The Albuquerque Catasetum

Named after Albuquerque, a Brazillian city North of Rio.