Ceratostylis ramosa Ames & Rolfe 1908

TYPE Drawing by Oakes Ames

Part shade Warm Cool LATESpring EARLYSummer

Common Name The Branched Ceratostylis

Flower Size .24" [3 mm]

Found in the Philippines on montane ridges at elevations around 975 to 1600 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a branching rhizome enveloped by chartaceous, imbricate, tight fitting sheaths snd oblong lanceolate, acute, coriaceous, shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer from a cluster of bracts, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Fascile 2 Ames 1908 drawing fide;