Cleisostoma subulatum Blume, Bijdr. 363 1825. (syn: Cleisostoma amabile Teijsm. & Binn.; Cleisostoma dealbatum Lindl.; Cymbidium flavescens Llanos; Cypripedium linearisubulatum Llanos; Saccolabium secundum (Griff.) Ridl.; Sarcanthus amabilis (Teijsm. & Binn.) J.J.Sm.; Sarcanthus dealbatus (Lindl.) Rchb.f.; Sarcanthus oxyphyllus Wall. ex Rchb.f.; Sarcanthus secundus Griff.; Sarcanthus subulatus (Blume) Rchb.f.);   

Andaman Is.; Assam; Bangladesh; Borneo; Cambodia; East Himalaya; Jawa; Laos;
Lesser Sunda Is.; Malaya; Maluku; Myanmar; Philippines; Sulawesi; Sumatera;
Thailand; Vietnam
as per Catalogue of Life;


Plant pendent. Stem slender, compresed, covered by leaf sheaths; sheaths tubular, 1.5-2cm long. Leaves distichous, fleshy, linear-oblong to oblong-lanceolate, 1-ribbed beneath, ape x gradually and finely acuminate, abruptly narrowed towards channelled base, jointed, sheaths , 8.5-30 x 0.6-1.1cm. Inflorescence lateral (a x illary),leaf-opposed,pendent, racemose, la x ly 5- to many-flowered; peduncle glabrous, sheathed at base, 0.7-2cm long; sheaths tubular; rachis glabrous, 2-11cm long; floral bracts ovate, subacute, scale-like, 1-1.2 x 0.4-0.5mm. Flower scentless, 3-5mm long; sepals and petals pale yellow with intra-marginal bands of golden to red-brown, lip white with purple-pink apical lobe; pedicel and ovary glabrous, 2-2.5mm long. Sepals similar,ovate-eliptic to ovate-spathulate, subacute, spreading, 4.5 x 1.5-2mm. Petals obovate-oblong, obtuse, spreading, 3.4 x 1-1.5mm. Lip fleshy, adnate ti the column base, saccate-spurred, 3-4mm long; hypochile with 2 short, suborbicular to triangular lateral lobes; epichile concave, oblong, acute, spur funnel shaped, obtuse,septate and bearing a bulbous, projecting callus from front and back walls, 3-4 x 1-1.5mm. Column very short, stout, semi-terete, lacking a foot; anthers cap depressed, long-beaked; caudicle long; tapering; stigma obovate. Fruit ellipsoid, 3-ridged, 1.2-1.8 x 0.4-0.5cm.

(Attributions- N. R. Pearce & P. J. Cribb. Orichds of Bhutan. Published by RGoB and RBGE. 2002 as per Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)


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Orchid for ID_11_06052020 : 7 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)

Please help me to identify this species. Is it Cleisostoma subulatum Bl.?


Looks Matching. However … could validate !  


I did reply this!! Anyways yes I agree to Cleisostoma subulatum.



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