Ceratandra venosa (Lindl.) Schltr. 1897Drawing by Harry Bolus and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Veined Ceratandra

Flower Size

Found in southwestern Cape Province South Africa in fynbos at elevations of sealevel to 450 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with narrowly lanceolate leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect, densely many flowered inflroescence.

Synonyms Corycium venosum (Lindl.) Rolfe 1913; Evota venosa (Lindl.) Schelpe 1982; *Pterygodium venosum Lindl. 1839;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 5 257- 320 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1974; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe & Hall 1982 as Evota venosa; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999;