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Catasetum russellianum

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    Default Catasetum russellianum

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    nice flowers but it is Clowesia and not a catasetum.

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    wonderfull, love the delicate colour, so clean, well done.

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    Very pretty Clowesia.

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    catasetum-ian , That's a Catasetum. You can check this AOS site out.

    http://www.aos.org/am/images/pdf/beg...ries-ctsm1.pdf

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    Quote Originally Posted by nora_cy_lee View Post
    catasetum-ian , That's a Catasetum. You can check this AOS site out.

    http://www.aos.org/am/images/pdf/beg...ries-ctsm1.pdf
    Thanks Nora for the link. 'The Plant List' created by Kew Gardens in collaboration with the Missouri Botanical Gardens and others still lists Clowesia russelliana with 6 other Clowesia species. Could the article by Stephen Batchelor in the AOS publication be from a pre 'Plant List' era ? Once again thanks for the link and for drawing my attention to the interesting article.

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    Lovely but I agree...RHS accepts this as Clowesia russelliana. It was reclassified by Dodson in 1975 from Catasetum russelianum to Clowesia.

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    Interesting delicate coloration. I will leave the debate to those far more "in the know" than I.





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    it certainly is gorgeous! As far as the name debate goes, I'm curious. I retagged my Rebecca Northen a week or two ago and couldn't decide what to write. Being that its my only C?, I don't think I'm in danger of getting it confused with anything else.
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    I like it so much difficult to get this wonderful species here so nice Nora

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