Definition of Catasetum macrocarpum

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Jumping Orchid
Generic synonyms: Orchid, Orchidaceous Plant
Group relationships: Catasetum, Genus Catasetum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Catasetum Macrocarpum

Catalina Island
Catalina cherry
Catalonia
Catalonian
Catalonians
Catalpa bignioides
Catalpa speciosa
Catalunya
Catananche caerula
Catania
Catanzaro
Catapres
Cataract Canyon
Catarrhina
Catasetum
Catasetum macrocarpum (current term)
Catawba
Catawban
Catawbas
Catch-22
Cate
Catenabacterium
Cath
Catha
Catha edulis
Cathal
Cathar
Catharacta
Catharacta skua
Catharanthus

Literary usage of Catasetum macrocarpum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1825)
"CATASETUM macrocarpum. Rich, in Kunth Syn. 1. p. 331 ? CATASETUM is a very splendid genus of plants, belonging to the natural order of ..."

2. Timehri: The Journal of the Royal Agricultural and Commercial Society of by Royal Agricultural and Commercial Society of British Guiana (1894)
"Catasetum macrocarpum (tridentatum) has made a leap upwards and lodged itself in the lower branches of trees, often just above the surface of the creek or ..."

3. List of Published Names of Plants Introduced to Cultivation: 1876 to 1896 by Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (1900)
"Catasetum macrocarpum bellum. (ft C. 1886, xxv. 74.) S. A var. with brown-purple pet. and a large purple-brown blotch on each side the lip. Brazil. - Var. ..."

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