|Scientific Name||Catasetum spp.|
|Principal Common Name||Catasetum|
|Common Name(s)||Orchid, Ctsm|
|Description||Catasetum is a genus of the Orchid family, subfamily Epidendroideae, tribe Cymbidieae, subtribe Catasetinae, with 166 species.They have thick, cigar-shaped pseudobulbs which are clustered. The leaves are pleated in the upper part and deciduous. The pseudobulbs become spiny after the leaves have dropped. The inflorescence is borne on the basis. It consists of very fleshy flowers that are unisexual, which is exceptional for orchids. The colorful male and yellowish-green female flowers are typically situated on different plants. Which type of flower a plant produces is determined by the conditions under which it grows.|
|Height Range||0 - 0|
|Spread Range||0 - 0|
|Ease of Growing|
|Soil Preferences||Mossy/Bog : Wooden slat baskets with bark|
|Watering Preferences||Humid : Medium|
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