!Chrysoglossum villosum Blume 1825

Plant

Leaf

Leaf Detail Photo courtesy of Donald Tan and his Webpage

Common Name or Meaning The Hirsute Chrysoglossum

Flower Size 1 1/4" [3 cm]

Found in Malaysia, Java, Borneo, the Philippines, Solomon Islands and New Guinea in lower montane forests on ridge tops often in exposed locations in humus at elevations of 600 to 2000 meters as a large sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial orchid with slightly quadrangular, apically tapering psueobulbs carrying a single, brown, pubescent, plicate, ovate, acute leaf with a short hairy petiole that blooms on a cylindrical pseudobulb giving rise to a terminal, 14 " [40 cm] tall, laxly many flowered, hairy, 28" [to 70 cm] long, dark purple inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate to acute floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate flowers with only a few open at any one time arising in the winter.

Synonyms Pilophyllum villosum (Blume) Schltr. 1914

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Pilophyllum villosum; Orchids of Malaya Holtum 1957; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as Pilophyllum villosum; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas # 43-46 Thuniinae etc 1984 drawing fide; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991 as Pilophyllum villosum; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Woods 1992 drawing fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993 as Pilophyllum villosum photo fide; ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as Pilophyllum villosum; Lowland Orchids of Papua New Guinea O'Byrne 1994; The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1982; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 as Pilophyllum villosum photo ok; Orchids of Borneo Wood Vol 3 1997 drawing/photo as Pilophyllum villosum; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photo fide as Pilophyllum villosum; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002 as Pilophyllum villosum ; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003 as Pilophyllum villosum; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 3 2009 as Pilophyllum villosum photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 as Pilophyllum villosum drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 as Pilophyllum villosum photo fide

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