Adenoncos major Ridl. 1896 Photo by Tripetch P.

Common Name The Large Adenoncos

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Thailand, penninsular Malaysia and Kalimantan, Sabah and Sarawak Borneo in lowland to hill forests at elevations of 300 to 600 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with an erect to pendent stem carrying many linear, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms on a single flowered inflorescence with up to 4 in a cluster at each node all in a close row.

Synonyms Adenoncos borneensis Schltr. 1906; Sarcochilus major (Ridl.) F.N.Williams 1904

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Woods 1992 drawing fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as A borneense; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo ok; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman and Wood etal 2001; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide

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