Ceratostylis latifolia Blume 1825 Drawing by Blume and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool Cold

Common Name or Meaning The Broad Leaf Ceratostylis

Flower Size .5" [1.2 cm]

Found in western and central Java at elevations of 1350 to 2400 meters as a medium to just large sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with mostly pendulous rhizome carrying spaced stems carrying a single, broadly lanceolate, obliquely obtuse leaf that blooms with 1 flower per stem.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990; Orchids Travel By Air A Pictoral Safari Mulder, Mulder-Roelfsema and Schuiteman 1990 photo okish;