Ceratostylis senilis Rchb.f. 1878 Photo courtesy of David Banks, André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Full Shade Warm Cool

Common Name or Meaning The White Haired Ceratostylis

Flower Size .33" [8 mm]

Found in the Philippines on trees at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with terete pseudobulbs enveloped by papery sheaths and carrying folded, fleshy, semi-terete, strongly grooved leaves and blooms on a .33 to 1/2" [8 to 13 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence covered with white, spider-like silky hairs

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Otia Botanica Hamburgensia Rchb.f 1878; Xenia Orchidaceae Vol 3 Reichenbach 1878; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; The Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003;

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