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

Part shade Cool LATE Fall EARLY Winter

Common Name The Dischore Mountains Ceratostylis

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1300 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to thin, filiform, terete pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, glabrous, terete, subulate-filiform, acute leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an apical, fasciculate, few flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are snow white.


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