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Ceratostylis spathulata var. tenerrima

Ceratostylis spathulata var. tenerrima

Ceratostylis spathulata Schltr. var. tenerrima Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1912) 251

Type: Schlechter 20243 (holo B, lost; iso K)

Differs from the typical variety in the more slender and lower stature, in the smaller flowers, and the not distinctly spathulate lip which in front is longer carnose-thickened. (After Schlechter, 1911-1914).

Not recorded - apparently the same as the typical variety.

Epiphyte in lower montane forest. Altitude 900 m.

Malesia (New Guinea, endemic).

Papua New Guinea. See map

distribution in New Guinea

Warm-intermediate growing epiphyte, keep in light shade.


  • Family Orchidaceae
  • Subfamily Epidendroideae
  • Tribe Podochileae
  • Subtribe Eriinae
  • Genus Ceratostylis
  • Section Ceratostylis
  • Species Ceratostylis spathulata
  • Variety Ceratostylis spathulata tenerrima

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Ceratostylis spathulata var. tenerrima

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