Tainia crassa (H.Turner) J.J.Wood & A.L.Lamb 2008

Another Flower Photos by Ong Poh Teck and the The Biological Diversity Clearing House Website

Common Name or Meaning The Thick Tainia

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Malaysia in hill forests on the forest floor at elevations of 450 to 1000 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with an erect, cylindrical pseduobulbish stem carrying a single, cordate, acuminate, undulate marginally leaf that blooms in the spring on a basal, erect, 12" [30 cm] long, to 10 simultaneously flowered inflorescence with recurved bracts

Synonyms *Mischobulbum crassum H. Turner 1992

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular Mayasia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992; Orchid Monographs Vol 6 Seidenfaden 1992 as Mischobulbum crassum drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 as Mischobulbum crassum; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 2 2008 as Tania crassa; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 3 2009 as Tainia crassa photo fide; Wild Orchids of the Cameron Highlands REACH 2009 as Mischobulbum crassum photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide