Micropera thailandica (Seidenf. & Smitinand) Garay 1972

Inflorescence Photos by Karel & Alex Petrzelka and the Vietnam Orchid Website

Part SunWarm

Common Name The Thai Micropera

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Thailand and Vietnam at elevations around 700 meters as a small to just medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with a stem enveloped by dark, rugose sheaths and carrying elliptic, strong central midrib, unequally bilobed apically, constriction near apex leaves that blooms on a racemose, 8" [20 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with 2 to 3 equally spaced bracts.

Synonyms *Camarotis thailandica Seidenf. & Smitinand 1965

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1964 as Camarotis thailandica Drawing fide; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide;