Ceratostylis backeri J.J.Sm. 1913

Plant and Flower Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Backer's Ceratostylis

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in central and western Java on small trees at elevations of 1500 to 2500 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with close set, flattened stems with acute edges carrying lanceolate, bilobed apically, long petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on a short, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Of Java Comber 1990 The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo ok;