|Ram's Horn Catasetum|
Catasetum arientum is a fairly new species of Catasetum from Brazil.
The plant prefers to grow on palm trees at an elevation from 10 to 100 meters. It is an epiphyte and lives in hot climates. The inflorescence is 8" (20 cm) long and holds 20 flowers, each about 1.6" (4 cm) wide.
This Catasetum is found in Pernambuco State of Brazil.
Common Name: The Ram's Horn CatasetumThe common name refers to the shape of the pseudobulbs.