Macropodanthus alatus (Holttum) Seidenf. & Garay 1988 Photo by Martin EpicPhals and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Another Angle Photo by Karel & Alex Petrzelka and the Vietnam Orchid Website

What was considered to be M tridentatus Photo by Kongkea and his Pantip 5 Website

Fragrance Full shade CoolFall

Common Name The Winged Macropodanthus [refers to the side lobes of the lip]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in the Andaman Islands, Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam at elevations around 1350 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with fleshy, bilobed with acute convergent point leaves that blooms in the fall on a pendulous, to 14" [to 35 cm] long, to 25 flowered inflorescence with the fragrant flowers facing all directions.

Synonyms Macropodanthus tridentatus Seidenf. 1988; Pteroceras alatum (Holttum) Holttum 1960; *Sarcochilus alatus Holttum 1953

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as Pteroceras alatum drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988 drawing fide/ photo not = Pteroceras teres; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 Drawing fide/photo not = Pteroceras teres; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 as M tridentatus Drawing fide tothe 3rd photo; The Orchids of Penninsular Malysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide/photo not = Pteroceras teres; The Orchids of Penninsular Malysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 as Macropodanthus tridentatus drawing fide to the 3rd photo; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007

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