Cleisostoma masiusii (Miadin, A.L.Lamb & Emoi) P.O'Byrne 2015 SECTION Subulata Seiden. 1975 Photo by Tom Balinger and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Inflorescence Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part Shade Hot Fall

Common Name Masuis' Cleisostoma [Bornean Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1/2" [1.2 cm]

Found in Sabah Borneo in riverine forests at elevations around 100 to 150 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with semi pendulous stems enveloped completely by imbricate leaf bearing sheaths carrying many, arranged laterally along the stem, becoming pendulous, oblong, long-acuminate apically, unequal sided, thin textured with fine parallel nerves, pale green to green leaves that blooms in the fall on a lateral, pendulous, 6 to 8" [15 to 20 cm] long, 8 to 10 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Sarcoglyphis masiusii Miadin, A.L.Lamb & Emoi 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 1 2008 as Sarcoglyphis masiusii photo/drawing fide; Malesian Orchids Journal #15 Peter O'Byrne 2015; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 as Sarcoglyphis masiusii ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------