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

Part shade Warm Cool EARLY Summer

Common Name The Mountain Loving 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, terete pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, glabrous, slightly furrowed above, subulate-filiform, terete, acute leaf that blooms in the early summer on an apical, fasciculate, several flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are plain pale yellow colored


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