Cleistes batistana Pansarin & F.Barros 2008 publ. 2009 TYPE Drawing by Pansarin & F.Barros and The Third World Website

Common Name Batista's Cleistes [Dr Joao Batista Collector of type Brazilian current]

Flower Size 1.44 to 1.92" [3.6 to 4.8 cm]

Found in Districto Federal state of Brazil in wet grasslands and palm swamps at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters as a miniature to medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with a straight to sometimes sinuous, glaucous, yellowish green below, green above stem carrying 6, lanceolate to elliptic-lanceolate,erect to erect patent, concave to conduplicate, acute, apical smaller than the lower ones leaves that blooms in the summer on a 1 to 2 flowered, short inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Kew Bulletin Vol 63[3] Pansarin & F.Barros 2008/9 drawing fide