Catasetum-sanguineum-2020-01-01***Confirmed as Catasetum naso, not Ctsm. sanguineum (May 2020); all but one or two of these flowers appear to be female; C. naso is very similar to C. sanguineum; the key feature is that the lip is almost entire with only lacerate margins at the very base of the lip where it wraps around the column; only the very base of the lip side lobes of this plant has any noticeable fringe, consistent with C. naso; C. sanguineum has long lacerate fringes all along the lip opening; in C. naso the apex of the lip is broad and long and only the basal margins of the lateral lobes are lacerate and the pedicels are much longer.***

Judging Center: Florida-Caribbean

Award Number: 20191862

Award Date: October 19, 2019

Awarded As: Catasetum sanguineum

Awarded for uniqueness of hermaphroditic flowers

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 17

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 78

Flower Natural Spread Length: 6.0

Flower Natural Spread Width: 4.0

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 3.0

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 1.2

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 3.0

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 1.3

Flower > Petals Length: 3.0

Flower > Petals Width: 1.5

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 3.5

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 1.5


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