Cleisostoma equestre Seidenf. 1992 SECTION Paniculata Seiden 1975 Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade

Common Name The Riding Cleisostoma [possibly refers to the position of the flower on the inflorescence]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Vietnam as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with a short stem enveloped by leaf bases carrying a few, oblong, obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms on an axillary, pendent, 8" [20 cm] long, successively few, several flowered inflorecence.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; 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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