Catasetum


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  • noun

Synonyms for Catasetum

genus of tropical American orchids having showy male and female flowers usually on separate inflorescences

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One variety, the Catasetum barbartum, is popularly known as the "pollen shooter" because it fires a load of sticky pollen on unsuspecting bees that enter the flower in search of nectar.
Floral fragrances and isolating mechanisms in the genus Catasetum (Orchidaceae).
Sunlight-enhanced ethylene evolution by developing inflorescences of Catasetum and Cychnoches and its relation to female flower production.
Worcestershire Orchid Society, talk, Catasetums, by Mr Max Hopkinson, Astley and Dunley Village Hall, 7.