!Cleisostomopsis eberhardtii (Finet) Seidenf. 1992 Photo by © Mr Nông-v?n-Duy and Hoalan Vietnam

Drawing Drawing by © Averyanov

Drawing Drawing by © Seidenfaden In Error, the leaves of this species are not secund, they are alternate, distichous.

Part Sun Hot LATERSpring

Common Name Eberhardt's Cleisotomopsis [French Plant collector in Vietnam 1900's] - In China Ni Ge Ju Lan

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in southwestern Guangxi China and Vietnam on tree trunks in forests at elevations around 600 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with an arching stem carrying lax, many, terete, fleshy obtuse leaves that blooms in the later spring on ususlly 1 to 2, 2 to 4", racemose, laxly many flowered inflorescence with triangular floral bracts.

Synonyms *Saccolabium eberhardtii Finet 1910; Sarcanthus eberhardtii (Finet) Tang & F.T.Wang 1951; Schoenorchis eberhardtii (Finet) Aver. 1988

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994 as Schoenorchis eberhardtii; AOS Bulletin Vol 64 No 4 1995 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 drawing fide; Flor of China Vol 25 Zengyi and Deyuan 2009;