Two Colored Catasetum

Catasetum bicolor

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Catasetinae
Genus: Catasetum
Species: Ctsm. bicolor
Binomial name
Catasetum bicolor
Klotzsch 1854

Catasetum bicolor is an epiphytic species of Catasetum from South America.

Description Edit

The epiphyte grows in hot and warm climates in moderate shade. Its leaves are deciduous. The flowers are fragrant and bloom in summer. The bloom will last between 18-20 days.

Distribution Edit

It is found in Panama, Columbia, Venezuela, and Brazil, growing at lower elevations from 0-400 meters.

Naming Edit

Common Name: The Two Colored Catasetum

Synonyms Edit

  • Catasetum gongoroids Kraenzl. (1930)
Disa tripetaloides
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