Vuong Truong

Eria spirodela Aver. 1988 SECTION Conchidium Lindl.1859

Photo by © Vuong Truong


Drawing by © Averyanov and The Hoa Phong Lan Website

Plant in Situ Vietnam

Plant Closeup

Plant with Leaves

Rock with 2 species

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

Full shade Cool LATERWinter

Common Name or Meaning

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Thailand?, Yuannan province of China, Vietnam and Laos at elevations around 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing lithophyte requiring shade and high humidity so it will bloom in the later winter on an erect, short, single to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Conchidium spirodelum (Aver.) Ormerod 2012; Porpax spirodela (Aver.) Schuit., Y.P.Ng & H.A.Pedersen 2018

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994 drawing fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; Turczaninowia 16(4):26-46 NEW AND RARE ORCHIDS (ORCHIDACEAE) IN THE FLORA OF CAMBODIA AND LAOS Averyanov 2013 ; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 as Conchidium spirodelum photo fide;