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Catasetum xroseoablum

This is a discussion on Catasetum xroseoablum within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; a natural hybrid between catasetum longifolium and ctsm discolor. sometimes the offspring may look quite ...

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    Default Catasetum xroseoablum

    a natural hybrid between catasetum longifolium and ctsm discolor. sometimes the offspring may look quite a lot like the discolor but the spike is not erected as in the ctsm discolor. like both the parents, this ctsm leave is long and slender, unlike many other catasetum and the pseudobulb can grow to quite a considerable size. the spike of this one is slightly over three feet, in natural setting, the spike is pendant but because my ctsm are hang quite packed together, the spike formation was supported by the foliage and metal bar causing it to be arching-pendant.
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    Love the final photo! Bravo! What a beautiful Catasetum bloom.

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    Love the last photo1

    Not sure if the flower reminds me more of some sort of art deco bucket seated chair or a bunny (with two pink ears standing straight up).

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    Looks like a very happy plant, Ian! Very unusual bloom. The closeup of it is incredible!!!

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    Very nice! The colors on these Catasetum's of your's are in shades that you either don't see or certainly don't see much of any where else. AL

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    Awesome plant and photo. thanks for sharing

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    Very beautiful. I love long spikes with many flowers.

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    what a huge plant! very cool looking flowers. the fringe on the lip looks like it is dripping blood. weird and cool.

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    Very pretty

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    first time seeing this species. very unique color, thanks for sharing.

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