Cryptostylis javanica J.J. Sm. 1921

Plant and Flowers Photo courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel, André Schuiteman, and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

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Common Name The Javan Cryptostylis

Flower Size

Found in Java at elevations of 250 to 1600 meters as a medium sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial and differs from C arachnites by having an "erect lip that does not curve forward and is more distinctly spotted" and larger flowers on much longer, 24" [60 cm] long, inflorescence with at least 40 flowers when it is fully extended and blooms in the spring.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 8 2007 photo;

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