Chiloschista sweelimii Holttum 1966 Photo by Peter O'Byrne and the National Herbarium Website

Another Flower Color Photo courtesy of Tony Watkinson

Common Name Sweelim's Chiloschista

Flower Size .3" [7.5 mm]

Found in Penninsular Malaysia as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with green cylindric roots carrying acute, not green, evanescent leaves and blooms on a basal, 8" [20 cm] long, 10 to 12 flowered, racemose, slightly pubescent inflorescence with slightly pilose sepals and petals

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 22 Schlechter/Brieger 1989; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden and Wood 1992 drawing/photo ok; Thai Orchid Species Rakpaibulsombat 1992 photo ok;

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