Epigeneium labuanum (Lindl.) Summerh. 1957Drawing by Seidenfaden

Part Shade Hot LATE Fall Winter MID Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Labuan Epigeneium [An area of Kalimantan Borneo]

Flower Size .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm]

Found in Vietnam and Kalimantan Borneo in lowlands as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte or lithophyte with a very thin, wiry, branching rhizome giving rise to distant, erect, ovate to narrowly ovate pseudobulbs carryung 2, apcial, erect, sessile, coriaceous, elliptic, acute leaves taht blooms in the late fall through spring on an erect, from the top of the pseudobulb, .4 to 1.2" [1 to 1.5 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence carrying wide spread flowers

Synonyms Callista labuana (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; *Dendrobium labuanum Lindl. 1858; Katherinea labuana (Lindl.) A.D.Hawkes 1956; Sarcopodium labuanum (Lindl.) Rolfe 1910

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 34 #1 Orchid Genera in Thailand IX Flickingeria & Epigeneium Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994;

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