Ceratostylis maboroensis Schltr. 1912 SECTION Pleuranthemum

Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool LATE Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Maboro Range Ceratostylis

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in montane forests at elevations around 1300 meters as a small to just medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a more or less branching, elongate rhizome enveloped by lanceolate to elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate sheaths giving rise to distant, erect, cylindrical pseudobulbous stems carrying a single, apical, erect, linear, fleshy, acute to subacute, narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a terminal, short, few flowered inflorescence


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