Ceratostylis loheri L.O.Williams 1938 Photo by Peter O'Byrne, courtesy of André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Full Shade Warm Cool

Common Name or Meaning Loher's Ceratostylis [German Orchid Collector in the Philippines 1900's]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines as a small to just medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with branching stems enveloped by rufous sheaths and giving rise to small, slender pseudobulbs enveloped by sheaths and carrying linear, terete, grooved above leaves that blooms on a lateral, single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Seidenfadden 1992; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vadhanaphuti 2001; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003;