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Catasetum pileatum

Posted in Catasetum, Orchids with tags , , , on May 27, 2009 by orchideae

Catasetum pileatum its distribution range is from Central America to Brazil. There are a couple of colour forms available to grower. The plant produces inflorescence that has fragrant flowers.

The following is Catasetum pileatum ‘ Oro Verde’. This form has a more intense yellowish lip

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The following is Catasetun pileatum ‘Red Pena’. Delicate red spots are all over the blooms.

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Catasetum pileatum ‘Red Pena’ HCC/AOS

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Flowers of Catasetum pileatum ‘Red Pena’ HCC/AOS

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Close up of the flower of Catasetum pileatum ‘Red Pena’ HCC/AOS

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Side profile of the flower of Catasetum pileatum ‘Red Pena’ HCC/AOS

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Dimension of the flower of Catasetum pileatum ‘Red Pena’ HCC/AOS

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Dimension of the flower of Catasetum pileatum ‘Red Pena’ HCC/AOS