Cystorchis salmoneus J.J.Wood 1990Photos by James B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shadeCool Fall

Common Name The Salmon Colored Cystorchis

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Borneo in lower montane forests at elevations of 1200 to 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing, leafless saprophytic terrestrial with a thick, fleshy stem carrying numerous, bract-like, ovate-elliptic, salmon pink, acute, imbricate sheaths that blooms in the fall on an erect, .8" [2 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with basally broad, narrowly elliptic, acuminate, salmon pink floral bracts.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 40 2000; Orchids of Borneo Vol 4 J J Wood 2003 drawing fide

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