Apostasia elliptica J.J.Sm. 1920 SECTION Adactylus Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Elliptic Apostasia

Flower Size

Found in Malaysia, Borneo and Sumatra in lowland rainforests at elevations of sea level to 700 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with oblong leaves .

The flowers in the photo above are not completely open.

Synonyms Adactylus ellipticus (J.J.Sm.) Cretz. 1941

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 drawing fide; Orchids of Borneo Vol 3 Wood 1997 drawing/photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 5 2010 photo fide;