Didymoplexiella kinabaluensis (Carr) Seidenf. 1978

Photos courtesy of André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

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Found in Sabah and Sarawak Borneo in hill and lower montane forests at elevations of 900 to 1300 meters as a warm to cool growing, mycoheterotrophic terrestrial terrestrial and the photo above most likely is D kinabaluensis but I have no references to be sure

CAUTION I cannot verify this determination so please use with caution.

Synonyms *Didymoplexis kinabaluensis Carr 1935

References *Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 32 nr 2 Orchids of Thailand VI Neottiideae Seidenfaden 1978 drawing fide; The Plants of Mt Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 41 pg 2565 - 2625 Brieger 2001 photo good; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011