Ascochilus nitidus Seidenf. 1975


Plant and Flowers Photos by Manorot Tangsaveepha and hisButterfly and Orchids Website

Full shade Warm Cool LATE Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name The Shining Ascochilus

Flower Size

Found in Thailand as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying 4 to 6 leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on often simultaneously many, close together, .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] long, rugose to prickly hairy, elongating as the flowers open, successivly 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Botanisk Tidsskrift Bild 70 Hft 1 Contributions to the flora of Thailand VI Seidenfaden 1975 drawing fide; Opera Botanica #95 seidenfaden1988 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988 drawing good;