Brachycorythis laotica (Gagnep.) Summerh. 1955 Drawing by A Richard and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Part shade Hot Warm LATERSpring Summer

Common Name The Laos Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in Thailand, Laos and Vietnam in mixed deciduous forests, seasonal evergreen forets and bamboo thickets at elevations of 400 to 700 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with ovoid tubers giving rise to an erect stem carrying 4 to 9, linear-lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the later spring and summer on a terminal, erect, 1 to 5 flowered inflorescence carrying white to purple to pale green flowers often with purple lines, spots or a yellow blotch at the base

Synonyms *Habenaria laotica Gagnep. 1931; Phyllomphax laotica (Gagnep.) Szlach. 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore Generale de Indo-Chine Volume 6 Gagnepain 1934 as Habenaria laotica drawing fide; Contributions to a Revision of the Orchid Flora of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Seidenfaden 1975 as Habenaria laotica; Contributions to a Revision of the Orchid Flora of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Seidenfaden 1975; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Flora of Thailand Vol 12 Part 1 Orchidaceae Pedersen, Kurzweil, Sudee & Cribb 2011 drawing fide;

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