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Orchid Species: Catasetum hookeri

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)
Catasetum hookeri is an orchid species identified by Lindl. in 1824.
Catasetum (Ctsm.)
(name currently accepted by Kew)
ORIGIN: Found in Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Minas Gerais states of Brazil at elevations of sea level to 1000 meters in shady forests.

DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with close set, fusiform to oblong-fusiform, slightly compressed, often slightly curved pseudobulbs carrying 6, plicate, 3 nerved, linear-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on a basal, 7 [18 cm] long, to 9 flowered inflorescence arising on a newly matured pseudobulb carrying the flowers in an apical cluster.

FLOWER SIZE: 3/4 inch [2.3 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Catasetum Ctsm imschootianum 1893 L.Linden & Cogn.
Add+ Catasetum Ctsm milleri 1838 Lodd. ex Lindl.
Add+ Catasetum Ctsm triste 1855 Rchb.f.
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Ctsm. hookeri h.f. album 'Joe Thurmond' (1977)
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