Cleisostoma chantaburiense Seidenf. 1975 SECTION Complicatum Seiden. 1975

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Common Name The Chantabur Cleisostoma - In Thailand Kang Pia Muang Chan

Flower Size 5/8" [1.5 cm]

Found in Thailand and Vietnam as an erect, miniature sized, terete leafed, hot to warm growing epiphyte with basally branching, erect stems carrying many terete leaves that blooms in the fall on an axillary, paniculate, 2 to 3 branched, 16" [40 cm] long, 5 per branch at a time, successively several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Echioglossum chantaburiense (Seidenf.) Szlach. 1995

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Genera in Thailand Cleisostoma Seidenfaden 1975; Die Orchideen lieferung 21 Schlechter/Brieger 1989 drawing ok; Thai Orchid Species Rakpaibulsombat 1992 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo ok; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo 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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