Cleisostoma longioperculatum Z.H.Tsi 1995

Photo by Li Lin


Common Name The Long Anther Cap Cleisostoma

Flower Size

Found in Yunnan province of Chinain mixed forests on tree trunks at elevations around 700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short, erect, unbranched stem carrying 4 to 5, subbasal, distichous, flat, linear to narrowly oblong, more or less "V" shaped, conduplicate, fleshy, subacute leaves that blooms in the late spring an a lateral, arching, racemose, laxly sevceral flowered inflorescence with ovate-triangular floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;