Cleisostoma kerrii Seidenf. 1975 SECTION Cleisostoma


Plant and Flowers Photos courtesy of L.K. Westra, André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III


Common Name Kerr's Cleisostoma [English Amatuer Original Collector of species 1900's]

Flower Size 3/4" [7.5 mm]

Found in Thailand as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying several, distichous, oblong-ligulate, unequally bilobed apically, obtuse, conduplicate below into the clasping base leaves that blooms in the summer on several, axillary, 7.2" [18 cm] long, successively, many flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION I am not convinced that this determination is correct so please use with caution.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Dansk Botanisk Arkiv, Orchid Genera in Thailand II Seidenfaden 1975 drawing hmm; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 4 2009