Collabium evrardii (Gagnep.) Aver. 1999 Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full Shade Summer Fall

Common Name or Meaning Evrard's Collabium

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Vietnam as a miniature sized [out of bloom] terrestrial with a rhizome with 2" [5 cm] between each alternating then 2 to 4 - leaf bearing pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, ovate, acuminate, obtuse baslly single nerved, prominent beneath, petiolate base leaf, then a flowering one blooming in the late summer and early spring on an erect, peduncle terete, elongating during anthesis, 4.42 to 5" [11.5 to 12.5 cm] long, rachis terete, elongating during anthesis, to 3.4" [8.5 cm] long, 8 to 10 flowered inflorescence with patent, ovate-lanceolate floral bracts.

Synonyms Diglyphosa evrardii (Gagnep.) Tang & F.T.Wang 1951; *Tainia evrardii Gagnep. 1932

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Band 3 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas Liferung #14 820 - 880 1984 as Diglyphosa evradii; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994 as Diglyphosa evrardii; Orchid Monographs Vol 8 Van der Burgh & De Vogel 1997 drawing fide;