Bergold's Catasetum

Catasetum gergoldii male Male Flowers (Photograph by Rafael Vaamonde)

Catasetum gergoldii
Female Flower (Photograph by Jay Pfahl)

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Catasetinae
Genus: Catasetum
Species: Ctsm. bergoldianum
Binomial name
Catasetum bergoldianum
Foldats 1968

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

Description Edit

The plant is an epiphyte, found at elevations from 50 to 400 meters. Male flowers are usually around 2cm and female around 3cm. It prefers hot to warm temperatures. Female plants have few flowers on the inflorescence.

Distribution Edit

These orchids can be found in lowlands of Venezuela.

Naming Edit

Common Name: Bergold's Catasetum