Catasetum integerrimum

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Catasetum integerrimum Hook.

Orchidaceae

Life form: perennial

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Arrangement: not specified
Leaves: decidious

Shape: lanceolate

Division: simple

Shape: orchid-shaped
Fruit: not specified

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Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Liliidae
Superordo:
Lilianae
Ordo:
Orchidales
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Catasetum integerrimum is a perennial.

Contents

Naming

Catasetum integerrimum was described by William Jackson Hooker in 1840. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Catasetum integerrimum is a species in the genus Catasetum which contains approximately 188 to 201 species and belongs to the family of the Orchidaceae (Orchid Family). The type species of the genus is Catasetum macrocarpum.

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Catasetum integerrimum is deciduous. The leaves are simple. They are lanceolate with entire margins.

Flowers and Fruits

Catasetum integerrimum produces racemes of orchid-shaped flowers in September.


Root System

Distribution

Catasetum integerrimum is native to Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela. It is a protected species according to the Washington Convention.

Cultivation

The perennials tolerate temperatures only above at least 1°C (USDA zone 10).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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