Geodorum appendiculatum Griff.1845

Photo by H A Barbhuiya and Recollection of Geodorum appendiculatum (Orchidaceae) from Assam, India and its conservation status PDF

Inflorescence Photo by From seed Blogzine

Drawing Drawing by Seidenfaden

MID

Common Name The Appendages Geodorum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Assam of India & Thailand at elevations around 46 to 200 meters as a medium sized, hot growing terrestrial orchid with depressed globose, with 2 annular rings, smooth pseudobulbs giving rise to usually 3, well developed at blooming, broadly elliptic to oblong ovate, shortly acuminate to acute leaves with the petioles of all the leaves enveloped by the sheaths forming a pseudo stem that blooms in the later spring on a near basal, 9.2 to 10" [23 to 25 cm] long overall, peduncle 7.2 to 7.6" [18 to 19 cm] long, smooth, drooping, corymb, to 10 flowered inflorescence with linear-lanceoalte, acute to acuminate longer than the ovary floral bracts and carrying flowers that do not open well

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Opera Botanica #72 Orchid Genera in Thailand XI Cymbidiaeae Seidenfaden 1983 drawing fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; The MIOS Journal 15(5): 10-13. 2014. Recollection of Geodorum appendiculatum (Orchidaceae) from Assam, India and its conservation status H.A. Barbhuiya, B.K. Dutta, A. Kr. Das & A. K. Baishya 2014 photo fide

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