Cleisostoma recurvum (Hook.) ined SECTION Subulatum Seiden 1975 Photo by © Orchidphotos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Webpage

What has been considered C rostratum

C rostratum Plant and Flowers Photos courtesy of Peter O'Byrne, Jaap Vermeulen, André Schuiteman and Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

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Common Name or Meaning The Recurved Cleisostoma - In China Juan Hui Ge Ju Lan

Flower Size 1/4" [8 mm]

Found in Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan and Yunnan provinces of China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam in shady places and rocky cliffs in primary and secondary, evergreen, broadleafed coniferous and deciduous forests at elevations of 300 to 650 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphtye or lithophyte with a suberect, sometimes branching stem carrying many, narrowly lanceolate, coriaceous, shortly caudate apically leaves that blooms in the summer on an axillary, from the upper nodes of the stem, pendant, loosely many flowered that blooms in the summer on a pendant, 9" [22.5 cm] long, many [35 to 45] flowered infloresence.

Synonyms Cleisostoma fordii Hance 1876; Cleisostoma rostratum (Lindl.) Garay 1972; Cleisostoma simondianum (Gagnep.) Garay 1972; Saccolabium simondii Gagnep. 1951; Sarcanthus fordii (Hance) Rolfe 1903; Sarcanthus laosensis Guillaumin 1964; Sarcanthus rostratus Lindl. 1826; Sarcanthus simondianus Gagnep. 1951; *Vanda recurva Hook. 1825; *Vanda rostrata Lodd. 1825

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1855 as Sarcanthus rostratus; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Sarcanthus rostrata; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Sarcanthus rostratus; Dansk Botannisk Arkiv Orchid Genera in Thailand Cleisostoma Bl. Seidenfaden 1975; Die Orchideen lieferung 21 Schlechter/Brieger 1989 as C rostratum drawing ok/photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; 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 as C rostratum photo good; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as C rostratum photo good; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 as C rostratum photo ok; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 as C rostratum drawing fide; The Atlas of Wild Orchids in Hainan Island, China Shenyan and Junmei 2010 as C rostratum photo ok; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide; The Wild Orchids of Hong Kong Barretto, Cribb and Gale 2011 drawing/photo fide; Taiwania 60(3):107-116, 2015 - New species of the genus Cleisostoma in the flora of Vietnam Averyanov, Tich and Canh as C rostrata [Lodd.] Seid.

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