Macodes limii J.J.Wood & Lamb 2011

Plant and surroundings in situ Mulu National Park Photos courtesy of Peter Maxwell

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Common Name Lim's Macodes [Malaysian Orchid Enthsiast current]

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Sabah Borneo in hill and lower montane ridge forests at elevations of 250 to 1000 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with 4 to 5, broadly elliptic to oblong-elliptic, shortly acute, blackish to purple green above, pinkish red beneath leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, reddish pink, shortly pubescent, 7.2 to 16" [18 to 40 cm] long, fleshy inflorescence with ovate-elliptic, acute to acuminate, , pubescent, reddish bracts and triangular-ovate, acute to acuminate, pubescent, reddish brown floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate flowers.

CAUTION This is an id from a leaf only, I cannot be positive until I have recieved a photo of the flowers

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 2 2008 photo ok; *The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photos/drawing fide; *The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing ok for plant

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