Epipactis atromarginata Seidenf. 2007 Photo by Averyanov and The Hoa Lan Vietnam Website

Full shadeHot Warm Summer

Common Name The Purple Edged Epipactis [Refers to the flower color]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in southcentral Vietnam along streams and small rivers in shady broadleafed forests on wet alluvial banks and riparian rocks at elevations of 400 to 700 meters as a medium to giant sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with an erect, glabrous stem carrying numerous narrowly ovate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect, secund, pubescent, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Arthrochilium atromarginatum (Seidenf.) Szlach. ex Efimov 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Turczaninowia 2011, 14(2) : 15100 Averyanov 2011 photo/drawing fide