Lustrous Black Catasetum

Catatratum atratum
Male Flowers (Photograph by Danny Lentz)

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Catasetinae
Genus: Catasetum
Species: Ctsm. atratum
Binomial name
Catasetum atratum
Lindl. 1838

Catasetum atratum is a species of Catasetum found in South America.

Description Edit

An epiphyte with flowers that are fragrant and waxy.

Distribution Edit

A Brazillian native species found mainly in Brazil.

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