Cleisostoma teretifolium Teijsm. & Binn. 1864 SECTION Complicatum Seiden. 1975 Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Another Flower Color Photos by Orchids of Malaya Website

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Plant and Flower? Photos courtesy of Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright , and the Butterfly and Orchids Photo Gallery

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Common Name The Pencil-Like Leaf Cleisostoma

Flower Size 1/6" [.4 cm]

Found in penninsular Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo in hill forests at elevations around 10 to 500 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a branching stem with terete, acute, grooved above leaves that blooms in the later spring and summer on an axillary, 6" [15 cm] long, few to several flowered, racemose inflorescence with broadly triangular, acute floral bracts with only a few flowers open at any one time.

Synonyms Echioglossum teretifolium (Teijsm. & Binn.) Szlach. 1995; Saccolabium machadonis Ridl. 1870; Sarcanthus machadonis (Ridl.) J.J.Sm. 1912; Sarcanthus teysmannii J.J.Sm. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Orchid Genera in Thailand Cleisostoma Bl. Seidenfaden 1975; Die Orchideen lieferung 21 Schlechter/Brieger 1989; The Orchids Of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfadden & Woods 1992 drawing hmm; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo not = C simondii; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv: Orchid Genera in Thailand Cleisostoma Seidenfadden bind 29 #3 1975; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo ok; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 9 2012 photo fide

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