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Orchid Species: Catasetum eburneum

Kew currently accepted name is Dressleria eburnea
Catasetum eburneum is an orchid species identified by Rolfe in 1906.
Genus
Catasetum (Ctsm.)
Grex
eburneum
Parents
Species
Author
Rolfe
Year
1906
ORIGIN: Found from Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama in wet montane forests on low trees along the margins of grasslands at elevations around 570 to 900 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with slightly compressed, conical pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several, imbricating, leafless below and leaf-bearing above sheaths carrying 5 to 6, green, plicate leaves that are basally clasping to the leaf sheaths which blooms in the fall on a basal, lateral, to 8 [to 20 cm] long, racemose, to 8 flowered inflorescence enveloped basally by 3, imbricating, inflated sheaths and carrying very fragrant flowers.

-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Dressleria Dre eburnea 1975 (Rolfe) Dodson
Add+ Catasetum Ctsm suave 1930 Ames & C.Schweinf.
Add+ Dressleria Dre suavis 1975 (Ames & C.Schweinf.) Dodson
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Ctsm. eburneum 'Memoria Vinton Overholt' (1974)
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