Cordiglottis fulgens (Ridl.) Garay 1972

Plant and Flowers Photos by Dian Rachmawaty and the Orchids of Borneo Website

Common Name The Shining Cordiglottis

Flower Size

Found in penninsular Malaysia as a miniature sized epiphyte with a short stem carrying a few, terete, often purplish leaves that blooms on terminal, 1.2 to 2.4" [3 to 6 cm], purplish, successively single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Cheirorchis fulgens (Ridl.) Carr 1932; *Dendrocolla fulgens Ridl. 1896; Thrixspermum fulgens (Ridl.) Schltr. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957 as Cheirorchis fulgens; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing ok; Orchids of Borneo Wood Vol 4 2003 drawing/photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 9 2012 photo/drawing fide