Cleisostoma fuerstenbergianum Kranzl. 1908 SECTION Pilearia [Lindl.] Seiden. 1975 Photo by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website

Plant and Flowers in Situ Thailand Photo by David Kuehn

Part shadeCool Warm Spring

Common Name Fuerstenberg's Cleisostoma [German Count and Orchid Enthusiast late 1800's] - In China Chang Ye Ge Ju Lan

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and southern China in sparse woods at elevations of 500 to 2000 meters as a small to large sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte with an erect to arching, slender, terete stem carrying many, terete, cylindric, fleshy leaves that blooms in the spring on a lateral, unbranched to occasionally branched, 2 to 6" [5 to 15 cm] long, sparsely several to many flowered

Synonyms Cleisostoma crucicallum (Burkill) Garay 1972; Cleisostoma flagellare (Schltr.) Garay 1972; Cleisostoma flagelliforme (Rolfe ex Downie) Garay 1972; Saccolabium crucicallus Burkill 1923; Sarcanthus crucicallus (Burkill) Seidenf. & Smitinand 1965; Sarcanthus flagellaris Schltr. 1919; Sarcanthus flagelliformis Rolfe ex Downie 1925; *Sarcanthus fuerstenbergianus (Kraenzl.) J.J.Sm. 1912; Sarcanthus geoffrayi Guillaumin 1930

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as Sarcanthus flagelliformis drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as Sarcanthus furstenburgiana fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as SArcanthus geoffrayii; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as SArcanthus crucicallus; Dansk Botannisk Arkiv Orchid Genera in Thailand Cleisostoma Bl. Seidenfaden 1975; Die Orchideen lieferung 21 Schlechter/Brieger 1989; Thai Orchid Species Rakpaibulsombat 1992 as C flagelliformis photo fide; The Wild Orchids of China Tsi, Chen & Mori 1997; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo fide; Lindleyana Vol 15 No 4 2000; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo hmm; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo ok; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide; Taiwania 60(3):107-116, 2015 - New species of the genus Cleisostoma in the flora of Vietnam Averyanov, Tich and Canh

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