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Catasetum spp.

Catasetum

Orchid, Ctsm
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Catasetum spp.
Principal Common Name Catasetum
Common Name(s) Orchid, Ctsm
Synonym
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.
General Comments
Origin Mexico,Trop. America,Brazil
Nativity
Height Range 0 - 0
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy Y
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Light Preferences
Soil Preferences Mossy/Bog : Wooden slat baskets with bark
Watering Preferences Humid : Medium
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