!Orchipedum plantaginifolium Breda 1827 Photo courtesy of Wei Zhiling, André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Full shade Hot Warm

Common Name The Plantago-Like Leaf Orchipedum

Flower Size 3/4" [1.8 cm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia and Java at elevations of 400 to 600 meters as a medium szied, hot to warm growing terrestrial with erect stems carrying 10+, spread 1.6" [4 cm] apart along the length of the stem, ovate, acuminate, larger on one side of the midrib than the other leaves that blooms on an erect, 4" [10 cm] long, pubescent, to 12 flowered, closely spaced inflorescence with a pale red, lanceolate floral bract that is almost as long as the flower.

Synonyms Queteletia plantaginifolia (Breda) Blume 1858

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as Queteletia plataginifolia drawing fide; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Queteletia plantaginifolia; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Orchidaceae Holttum 1953; Orchids of Java Comber 1990; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide;

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