Lecanorchis multiflora J.J.Sm.1918

Inflorescence Photos by Tripetch P. and the Thai Orchid Blog

Full Hot Cool LATE Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Multi-Flowered Lecanorchis - In China Duo Hua Yu LAn

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in the Chinese Himalayas, Thailand, Malayasia, Sumatra, Java and Borneo in moist shady lower montane forests at elevations of 400 to 1200 meters as a medium to just large sized, hot to warm growing, mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with a very slender, brittle, dark red violet to almost black, sometimes branching stem carrying several, small, triangular sheaths and blooms in the late spring on an erect, terminal, to 2.8" [7 cm] long, successively 5 to many flowered inflorescence

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Genera in Thailand Vol VI Seidenfaden 1978 drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 41 2001 drawing good; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing hmm; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing/photo fide

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