Ceratostylis brevipes Schltr. 1912 SECTION Ceratostylis Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm Cool Spring

Common Name The Short Column Foot Ceratostylis

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to thin, filiform pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, glabrous, slightly incurved, subulate, acute, sulcate above leaf that blooms in the spring on an apical, fasciculate, several flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are a muddy reddish color with a yellow fronted lip


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide;