Cordiglottis breviscapa (Carr) Garay 1972 Photo by O'Byrne, Ong Yong & Saw

Drawing Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name The Short Peduncle Cordiglottis

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Pahang state of penninsular Malaysia as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a pendent stem carrying about 5, imbricate basally, laterally flattened, slightly curved, acute leaves that blooms on a very short, .4" [1 cm] long, overall, successively single, several flowered inflorescence with broad, thin, closely imbricate floral bracts and carrying flowers with cream colored, transparent sepals suffused with pale rose mauve..

Synonyms *Cheirorchis breviscapa Carr 1932; Thrixspermum breviscapum (Carr) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide