Pennilabium acuminatum (Ridl.) Holttum 1947 Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

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Common Name The Acuminate Pennilabium [refers to the sepals]

Flower Size

Found in penninsular Malaysia in the Cameron Highlands as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short stem elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, unequally bilobed apically, narrowing below into the basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a drooping, rachis thickened, angled, to .6" [1.5 cm] long, 1.6 to 2.8" [4 to 7 cm] long overall, successively single, few flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms*Sarcochilus acuminatus Ridl. 1909

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1953; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drwaing ok;

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