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

Part shade Warm Cool LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Kani Mountains 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-patent to erect, glabrous, terete, subulate, acute, sulcate above leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an apical, fasciculate, few flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white and the lip is glabrous


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