Anoectochilus albo-lineatus Parish & Rchb. f. 1874 Photo by David Kuehn

Plant and Flowers

Plant Photos courtesy of Donald Tan

Common Name or Meaning The White Lines Anoectochilus - in Thailand Ueang din siam

Flower Size 1/4" [.6 cm]

Found in Myanmar, Thailand and Malaysia in seasonal evergreen forests and evergreen hill forests on granite or sandstone bedrock in shaded humus rich ground at elevations of 700 to 1850 meters as a small to just medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with 2 to 3, dark green to brown, with pink to whitish reticualtion above, pink overall beneath, obliquely ovate-elliptic to elliptic, acute to subacuminate, mucronate, shortly petiolate leaves that blooms in the summer and fall on an erect, glanular-pubescent, 5" [to 12.5 cm] long, 3 to 13 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate-oblong to ovate-lanceolate, 1 veined, pubescent on the dorsal side bracts.

Synonyms Anoectochilus reinwardtii Auct, non Bl. 1907; Anoectochilus siamensis Schltr.1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as A siamensis; Orchids of Malaya Holtum 1957; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as A siamnesis; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as A siamensis; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as A sp fig 69 drawing fide; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Orchid Genera in Thailand Vol VI Seidenfaden 1978 drawing fide; Orchid Genera in Thailand Vol VI Seidenfaden 1978 as A siamensis drawing ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 56 No 2 1987 photo; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Teo 1995 as Acriopsis javanica; Orchids of Vietnam, Illustrated survey, part 1 Averyanov 2008; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing/photo fide

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