Geodorum siamense Rolfe ex Downie 1925 Photo courtesy of David Kuehn

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Common Name or Meaning The Thai Geodorum

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

This small sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial species is found in northern Thailand and Vietnam in humid, mossy, mixed, and coniferous forests in shady, humid habitats on rocky substrates, as well as in semi-deciduous and deciduous, dry lowland forests and savana-like woodlands at elevations of sealevel to 700 meters that blooms in the late winter and spring as the new leaves arise on a 2 sheathed erect then nodding few to several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Geodorum parviflorum Gagnep. 1932

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 drawing; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide

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