Ceratostylis braccata Rchb.f. 1857

Side View of Flower

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

Full shade Cool ColdLATE Spring

Common Name or Meaning Large Bracted Ceratostylis

Flower Size .2" [5mm wide]

Found in eastern Java in mossy montane forests at elevations around 1000 to 2100 meters as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with terete, close set, 2 noded stems carrying a single, narrowly lanceolate, minutely bilobed apically, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring on two to 3 per stem, long, hairy, brown red pediceled inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #2 2017 photo fide;