Cleisostoma rugosulum (Ridl.) Seidenf. 1995

Collection sheet photo by Peter O'Byrne

Common Name The Finely Wrinkled Cleisostoma [possibly refers to the wrinkled sheaths that envelop the stem]

Flower Size

Found in Kedah, penninsular Malaysia as a small sized epiphyte with an erect stem enveloped completely by imbricating leaf sheath bases carrying linear, acute, with a small mucro leaves that blooms on an axillary, very short, severalflowered inflorescence..

Synonyms Saccolabium rugosulum Ridl. 1903; Sarcanthus rugosulus (Ridl.) Holttum 1947

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Gard. Bull. Singapore 11:288 Holttum 1947 as Sarcanthus rugulosus; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 4 O'Byrne 2008 photo of TYPE Collection Sheet fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 9 2012 photo fide;