Cordiglottis longipedicellata Joongku Lee, T.B.Tran & R.K.Choudhary 2013 Photo by Joongku Lee, T B Tran and R K Choudhary and The Vietnam Net Bridge Website

Common Name The Long Pedicel Cordiglottis

Flower Size .8 to 1" [2 to 2.5 cm]

Found in Vietnam in mixed evergreen and sub-temperate forests amongs hills at an elevations around 1500 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with 5 to 7, laterally flattened, slightly curved, fleshy, dark green, acute, imbricating base leaves that blooms in the spring on a pedulous, peduncle glabrous, .2 to .32" [5 to 8 mm] long, [2 to 2.3 cm] long, 2 flowered inflorescence with triangular, thin, acute floral bracts.

The species is close to the Malaysian C pulverulenta but differs in this one having a glabrous scape, a longer pedicel, the color and shape of the tepals, the size, color and non-powdery surface of the lip midlobe and in the longer column foot.

Synonyms Thrixspermum longipedicellatum (Joongku Lee, T.B.Tran & R.K.Choudhary) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ann. Bot. Fennici 50: 95-98 Joongku Lee, T.B.Tran & R.K.Choudhary 2013 photo/drawing fide