Nose Catasetum

Ctsm naso
Male Flowers (Photograph by Rafael Vaamonde)

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Catasetinae
Genus: Catasetum
Species: Ctsm. naso
Binomial name
Catasetum naso
Lindl. 1843

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

Description Edit

The plant is an epiphyte, growing in cool to warm temperatures.

Distribution Edit

Found in Venezuela and Peru in lowlands and moderately elevated forests.

Naming Edit

Common Name: The Nose Catasetum

Synonyms Edit

  • Catasetum charlesworthii Auct. (1928)
  • Catasetum naso var charlesworthii Mansf. (1942)
Disa tripetaloides
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