Microchilus laticalcar (Dod) Ormerod 2002Drawing by Nir

Deep shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Broad Spur Microchilus

Flower Size

Found in north central Dominican Republic as a large sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a trailing to ascending rhizome giving rise to a stout, basally leafy, glabrous below, distally hairy and slender stems carrying obliquely ovate-elliptic, acuminate, undulate margins, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, hairy, to 17 cm] long, loosely many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acumminate, slightly pilose, somewhat longer than the ovary floral bracts and carrying white flowers .

Synonyms *Erythrodes laticalcar Dod 1989

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Antillanae Nir 2000 as Erythrodes laticalcar drawing fide;

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