Catasetum, abbreviated as Ctsm in horticultural trade, is a genus of showy epiphytic Orchids, family (Orchidaceae), subfamily Epidendroideae, tribe Cymbidieae, subtribe Catasetinae, with 166 species, many of which are highly prized in horticulture.

Species of the genus Catasetum occur from Mexico to Argentina, including much of Central America, the West Indies, and South America. The largest number of species is in Brazil.







    Sergio Garciais is a frequent speaker at the Napa Valley Orchid Society as well as a "Lifetime Member."  He works closely in a partnership with Brazilian-based Wenzel Orchids in developing new and exciting Cattleyas and more.  The following  links will take you to his web site where you can browse and shop for Catasetum, Cattleya  Hybrids and Laelia.



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