Microsaccus sumatranus J.J.Sm. 1917 Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herrbaria Website

Full shade Warm Spring

Common Name The Sumatran Microsaccus

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Malaysia and Sumatra in montane forests as a mini-miniature sized, warm, pendulous growing epiphyte with short, basally branching stems carrying 2 rowed, fleshy, triangular, grooved on the upper side, sometimes reddish brown leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, 2 flowered, short inflorescence

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing good; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae paret 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 drawing fide;

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