Cleisostoma phitamii Tich & Aver. 2015 SECTION Gastrochilopsis Aver. 2015 TYPE Drawing by Nguyen Thein Tich, Averyanov and T Maisak and The Vietnam Plant Data Center Website

Part sun Warm LATERSummer EARLIERFall

Common Name Phi Tam's Cleisostoma [Vietnamese Orchid Enthusist current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in northern Vietnam within evergreen broad leaved closed, submontane forests at elevations of 600 to 800 meters as a small to medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with a pendent, elongate stem enveloped completely by leaf bases carrying liner-falcate, terete leaves that blooms in the later summer and earlier fall on a lateral, 1" [2.5 cm] long, simultaneously few flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Taiwania 60(3):107-116, 2015 - New species of the genus Cleisostoma in the flora of Vietnam Averyanov, Tich and Canh