!Penkimia nagalandensis Phukan & Odyuo 2006 Photo by Eerika Schulz and her Flikr Orchid Photo Website

Part shadeCool LATERSummer EARLYSpring

Common Name The Nagaland Penkemia [an area of far eastern India] - In China Xin qi lan

Flower Size .2 to .28" [5 to 7 mm]

Found in Nagaland India and Yunnan China and expected in northern Burma on tree trunks or branches in broad-leaved forests at elevations of 1600 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature to just small sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect to ascending stems carrying fleshy leaves that blooms in the later winter and early spring on 1 to 2, arching to pendulous,[3 to 4.5 cm] long, rachis clavate, 2 to 10 flowered inflorescence with ovate, membraneous, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Chenorchis singchii Z.J.Liu, K.W.Liu & L.J.Chen 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Rev. 114: 331 Phukan & Odyuo 2006 drawing fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Orchid Digest Vol 77 #2 2013 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 88 #4 2019 photo ok;

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