Ceratostylis longipes Schltr. 1912 SECTION Ceratostylis Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Hot Spring

Common Name The Long Column Foot Ceratostylis

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 150 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to thin, terete pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, subulate, acute leaf that blooms in the spring on an apical, several flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are yellowish white with a reddish spur and a golden yellow apex to the lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide;