Didymoplexis flexipes J.J.Sm. 1921 Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool

Common Name or Meaning The Bent Column Foot Didymoplexis

Flower Size

Found in Java in dark primary forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing, mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with irregularily thickened rhizomes giving rise to an erect, 4.6" [9 cm] long, successively few flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990;