Collabium acuticalcar W.Burgh & de Vogel 1997 TYPE Drawing by Burgh & deVogel

Common Name The Acute Spur Collabium

Flower Size

Found in northern Sumatra at elevations around 1500 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with alternating, about 4 bearing a leaf and then 1 bearing an inflorescence, .4" [1 cm] between each, cylindrical to somewhat angular, slender, leaf bearing ones tapering towards the apex, inflorescnecce bearing ones cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, elliptic to ovate, acuminate, attenuate basally into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a terete, [17.5 cm] long, rachis terete, to 1.2" [3 cm] long, to 8 flowered inflorescence with patent, lanceolate, acute, 3 nerved floral bracts and carrying rather regularily spaced along the rachis, all flower parts with a torsion around the column.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI *Orchid Monographs Vol 8 Burgh & deVogel 1997 drawing fide;