Ceratostylis clathrata Hook.f. 1890

Plant in Situ Cameron Highlands Malaysia Photo By David Kuehn

Type Drawing TYPE Drawing by Hooker Icones 21 1890

Common Name The Lattice-Like Ceratostylis [refers to the sheath net-like structure]

Flower Size .25" [6mm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia at elevations of 1600 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a rhizome enveloped by redbrown, conspicuously net veined sheaths and carrying almost terete, very fleshy leaves that blooms on very short single flowered inflorescence arising from the sheathed junction of a leaf with the stem.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Vol 21 Hooker 1892 drawing ok; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing good; Orchids of Malaya Segerback 1992 photo ok; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide