Cleisocentron gokusingii J.J.Wood & A.L.Lamb 2008 Photos by Gary Yong Gee and his Orchid Photo Website

Inflorescence Photo by Carson

Common Name Gokusing's Cleisocentron [Malaysian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Sabah Borneo in mossy lower montane forests at elevations around 1800 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with 3 to 4 stems enveloped by leaf bearing sheaths and carrying coriaceous, dark green, ligulate, shallowly V-shaped, blade distinctly constricted about .8" [2 cm] below the apex, very shortly, obtusely unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall on a supra-axillary, racemose, .4" [1 cm] long, 6 to 10 flowered inflorescence with ovate, acute, translucent white floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 1 2008 drawing/photo ok; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 78 #3 2014 photo fide;