Ceratostylis latifolia Blume 1825 Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool Cold

Common Name or Meaning The Broad Leaf Ceratostylis

Flower Size .5" [1.2 cm]

Found in western and central Java at elevations of 1350 to 2400 meters as a medium to just large sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with a mostly pendulous rhizome carrying spaced stems carrying a single, broadly lanceolate, obliquely obtuse leaf that blooms with 1 flower per stem.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 Drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990; Orchids Travel By Air A Pictoral Safari Mulder, Mulder-Roelfsema and Schuiteman 1990 photo okish;