Brachycorythis acuta (Rchb.f.) Summerh. 1955

Side View of Flowers Photos by Copyright Manorot Tangsaveepha

Full Shade Hot Warm LATESpring Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Acute Brachycorythis - In Thailand Ueang Dok Thian

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Assam, Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia in mixed deciduous forests, seasonal evergreen forests, bamboo thickets, and rubber plantations at elevations of 50 to 700 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped by 4 to 7, lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, acute to obtuse, basally clasping leaves that that blooms in the late spring through summer on an axillary, erect, 2 to 10, short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Gymnadenia acuta Rchb.f. 1878; Phyllomphax acuta (Rchb.f.) Schltr. 1919; Platanthera acuta (Rchb.f.) Kraenzl. 1899

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Otia Botanica Hamburgensia Rchb.f 1878 Gymnadenia acuta; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitnand 1959 drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitnand 1959 as B obovalis; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo not; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo not; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing ok; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing fide

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