Cleisostoma weberi (Ames) Garay 1972 Photo by D. Tittmuss

Common Name or Meaning Weber's Cleisostoma [American Collector of Type 1900's]

Flower Size 1/4" [7mm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 300 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte withan upright stem carrying terete leaves and blooms in the spring on a semi-pendulous branching inflorescence with several flowers.

CAUTION Kew Monocot list puts this one as a synonym of C williamsonii which is conspecific with C elegans. Currently I will leave them separate pending better references and photos.

Synonyms *Sarcanthus weberi Ames 1915

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide

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