Nervilia cumberlegii Seidenf. & Smitinand 1965

Leaf photos by Rainingl Flickr Photo Webpage

Common Name Cumberleg's Nervilia - In China Liu Su Yu Lan

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in north central Thailand and central Taiwan in grasslands at elevations around 800 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing terrestrial with a whitish, ovoid to globose tuber giving rise to a light green, reniform to broadly cordate, adaxially sparsely setulose, 10 or more veined, undulate margins, rounded apically, cordate basally into the short, erect, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, green, 2.8 to 3.6" [7 to 9 cm] long, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence and carrying an erect, wide opening, non-resupinate flower.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI as Nervilia cumberlegei; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009 as N cumberlegei;

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