Ceratostylis braccata

Ceratostylis braccata

20161330 from Toronto CBR

NS 0.5 x 0.7

DS 0.1 x 0.3

PT 0.1 x 0.2

LS 0.2 x 0.2

LP 0.2 x 0.3

Seven small non-resupinate flowers, two buds, three emerging buds on twelve inflorescences; eight growths with two flowers each; inflorescences emerging from base of leaves; grown on 13 unifoliate, two bifoliate growths to 18.5 cm on a 22 cm wide x 19.5 cm high caespitose plant, mounted on tree fern with sphagnum moss; leaves green, lanceolate, bifid at apex, 1.6 cm wide, 7cm long; petiole 3 cm; pseudobulb to 10cm; sepals translucent blushed, veined pale maroon; lateral sepals fused a base into cordate nectary; petals tiny, translucent; lip saccate, bright yellow; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Ceratostylis braccata Rchb.f. is an accepted name

Bonplandia (Hannover) 5: 53 1857.

Ceratostylis braccata ,
20161330 , has been confirmed to be Ceratostylis braccata  by SITF (June 2016). 


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