Nephelaphyllum mindorense Ames 1907 Photo by Raab Bustamante and The Phyto Images Website

Common Name The Mindoro Nephelaphyllum [An Island within the Philippines]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations of 200 to 1700 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial with purplish stems carrying a single, ovate to lanceolate, purple beneath, mottled dull green leaf that blooms in the summer on an erect, to 6" [15 cm] long, several apical flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate flowers.

Synonyms Tainia mindorensis (Ames) Gagnep. 1932

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide

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