Apostasia nuda R.Br. 1830 SECTION Adactylus Photo by J. B. Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Plant and Inflorescence Photo by Liu Yan

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Common Name The Bare Apostasia

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Bangladesh, Assam, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Borneo, Java and Sumatra in shady coniferous and broad-leaved, evergreen lowland and montane forests on shale at elevations of 320 to 1400 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial carrying many, close, linear to linear-lanceolate leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, simple to few branched, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Adactylus brunonis (Griff.) Cretz. 1941; Adactylus lobbii (Rchb.f.) Rolfe 1896; Adactylus nudus (R.Br.) Rolfe 1896; Apostasia brunonis Griff. 1851; Apostasia lobbii Rchb.f.1872

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Sm. 1908 drawing ?; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Orchids of Vietnam, Illustrated survey, part 1 Averyanov 2008; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 5 2010 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo ok

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