Catasetum barbatum


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  • tapered 5` pseudobulbs are covered with papery sheaths on older bulbs, 12` to 15` plicate green leaves, 10` basal spikes appear successively during summer/fall and each carries over a dozen 2` male flowers or about 5 female blooms, males are green spotted maroon with an impressive bristly white lip, hairs on column eject pollen when touched, longer lasting female flowers are green with a green Dutch shoe-like lip.
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  • Genus:Catasetum
  • Species:barbatum
  • Cultural Tip:Let it dry out a bit in winter to give it a rest.