Panisea apiculata Lindl. 1854 Photo by Bill Pinnix

Another Flower Photo by Patricia Harding

Part shade Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Fine Point Panisea

Flower Size 1/2"+ [1.25 cm+]

Found in Myanmar, Thailand and possibly Vietnam as a miniature sized epiphyte with close-set, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying 2 apical, linear-lanceolate, shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a 1 to 2 flowered, to 2" [to 5 cm] long inflorescence with bracts that are shorter than the pedicels

Synonyms Chelonistele apiculata (Lindl.) Pfitzer 1907; Coelogyne apiculata (Lindl.) Rchb.f. 1862

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/95; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as P demissa drawing fide; Botanisk Tidsskrift Bild 70 Hft 1 Contributions to the flora of Thailand VI Seidenfaden 1975 drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007