Ascocentrum insularum Christenson 1992

Drawing and Photos

Photo/Drawing by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria website

Part sun Hot Fall

Common Name The Island Ascocentrum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found on Maratua island to the east of Kalimantan Borneo at elevations around sea level as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a monopodial stem carrying distichous, linear, apically erose leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, 4" [10 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Vanda insularum (Christenson) L.M.Gardiner 2012

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist to the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 18 2016 as Vanda insularum photo/drawing fide;