Ceratostylis siamensis Rolfe ex Downie 1925

Photo by Hasachai B and his Bloggang Orchid Photo Website

deep Shade Cool fall

Common Name The Thailand Ceratostylis

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Yunnan province of China, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam at elevations around 1560 to 1900 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with stubby rhizomes giving rise to stems carrying a single, apical, linear leaf that blooms in the fall with a short single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Ceratostylis pygmaea Evrard ex Gagnep. 1932; Eria banaensis Gagnep. 1930;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitnand 1960; Botanisk Tidsskrift Bild 70 Hft 1 Contributions to the flora of Thailand VI Seidenfaden 1975; Contribution to a Revision of the Orchid Flora of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Seidenfaden 1975 as Eria banaensis; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;