Hymenorchis javanica (Teijsm. & Binn.) Schltr. 1913

Photo by Rudolf Jenny and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Inflorescence Photo by Lourens Grobler

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Common Name The Java Hymenorchis

Found only in west Java at elevations of 900 to 1000 meters on tall exposed trees in moist forests as a miniature sized, cool to warm growing, monopodial epiphyte with very short stems carrying 4 to 10, oblong, acute, dark green above, paler below, thick, fleshy, finely serrated margins, witha few short bristles that blooms in the spring and summer on very short, pendulous, .6" [1.5 cm] long, 4 to 12 flowered inflorescence with close set, pendant, bell-shaped flowers

Synonyms *Oeceoclades javanica Teijsm. & Binn. 1862; Saccolabium javanicum (Teijsm. & Binn.) J.J.Sm 1903

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as Saccolabium javanicum; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing?; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1914/85; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988 photo ok; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 74 No 4 2005 photo; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide;

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