Ceratostylis lancifolia Hook.f. 1890

Photo by Art Vogel

Another Angle

Plant in Situ Cameron Highlands Malaysia

Photo By David Kuehn

Common Name The Lance-Like Leafed Ceratostylis

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in Thailand, Malaysia and Sumatra at elevations of 1400 to 1700 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with 3 noded stems enveloped by loose, imbricate sheaths and carrying a single, apical, lanceolate, acute, petiolate base leaf that blooms on a fascile of very short, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Vol 22 Hooker 1892 drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing ok; Orchids of Malaya Segerback 1992 photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2002