!Cordiglottis westenenkii J.J.Sm. 1922 Drawing by J.J.Sm and The Malesian Orchid Genera Website

Full Shade Warm

Common Name or Meaning Westenenk's Cordiglottis

Flower Size .44" [1.1 cm]

Found in Sumatra and Borneo at elevations around 900 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with a terete stem carrying spreading, long, thin, terete, obtuse leaves that blooms on a slender, glabrous, spreading, thickened towards the apex, 1.4" [3.4 cm] long, dense and successively, many flowered inflorescence with triangular, concave, strongly keeled dorsally, fleshy floral bracts.

Synonyms Thrixspermum westenenkii (J.J.Sm.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Orchids of Borneo Vol 4 Wood drawing fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014;