Epigeneium mimicum Ormerod 2003 SECTION Epigeneium

Drawing by Li Aili and Flora Of China Website

Partial Shade Hot Warm LATEspring

Common Name or Meaning The Mimic Epigeneium - In China Ni Se Hou Chun Lan

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in southern Guangxi province of China and Thailand? as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with prostrate, apically raised, obliquely ellipsoid-fusiform pseudobulbs enveloped by a brown drying sheath and carrying a single, apical, erect, ovate-elliptic to elliptic, stiffly leathery, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring on a subterminal, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Dendrobium mimicum (Ormerod) Schuit. & Peter B.Adams 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Taiwania 48: 142 Omerod 2003 drawing fide Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide;