Ceratostylis crassifolia J.J.Sm. 1913 Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool LATE Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Thick Leaf Ceratostylis

Flower Size .26" [6.5mm wide]

Found in western Java in montane forests at elevations around 1500 to 1600 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with close set, slightly flattened, and carrying a single, ovate-oblong, abruptly narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late fall on many per stem, successively single flowered inflorescence arising on a hairy, white pedicel.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide;