Catasetum


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Noun1.Catasetum - genus of tropical American orchids having showy male and female flowers usually on separate inflorescencesCatasetum - genus of tropical American orchids having showy male and female flowers usually on separate inflorescences
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Orchidaceae, orchid family, Orchidaceae - enormous cosmopolitan family of perennial terrestrial or epiphytic plants with fleshy tubers or rootstocks and unusual flowers
Catasetum macrocarpum, jumping orchid - orchid having both male and female flowers in the same raceme; when a sensitive projection at the base of the column of the male flower is touched the pollen is suddenly ejected
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The effect of light intensity on sex expression in species of Cycnoches and Catasetum.
Like some people, Catasetum orchids get rough because they're bent out of shape.
Esta última condição foi, também, constatada nos pseudobulbos de Catasetum fimbriatum, Stanhopea lietzei (Oliveira e Sajo, 2001) e Cattleya walkeriana (Silva e Milaneze-Gutierre, 2004), espécies capazes de sobreviver em ambientes xéricos; ao contrário das espécies de Miltonia acima citadas.