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Catasetum Mark Dimmit


Catasetum Mark Dimmitt is an orchid hybrid originated by Mark Dimmitt in 2005. It is a cross of Catasetum Donna Wise x Catasetum Orchidglade. Catasetum Mark Dimmit has a solid deep burgundy red flower color and full Catasetum pileatum shaped lip.



Photo Right: (Catasetum Donna Wise x Orchidglade), courtesy Fred Clarke, Sunset Valley Orchids




(Catasetum Donna Wise  ×  Catasetum Orchidglade)




Catasetum tenebrosum 

Catasetum Donna Wise 1995

Catasetum pileatum

Catasetum Orchidglade 1974

Catasetum expansum

Catasetum Mark Dimmitt 2005

Catasetum pileatum

Catasetum Orchidglade 1974

Catasetum expansum






Species Ancestry  
Catasetum expansum  37.5%
Catasetum pileatum  37.5%
Catasetum tenebrosum  25%
Hybrid Ancestry  
Catasetum Orchidglade  75%
Catasetum Donna Wise  50%





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