! Pennilabium angraecum (Ridl.) J.J.Sm. 1914

Side View of Flower

Plant and Flower in situ Java

Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation At the Jany Renz Herbaria Websiate


Drawing by J J Smith

Full shadeHot Warm Fall

Common Name The Angraecum-Like Pennilabium

Flower Size

Found in Malaysia and Java in moist forests at elevations of 300 to 1000 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing, trunk epiphyte with a short stem carrying fleshy, lanceolate, finely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall on a pendulous, as long as the leaves, 3" [7.5 cm] long, flattened rachis, successively single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Saccolabium angraecum Ridl. 1898; Saccolabium aurantiacum J.J.Sm. 1910

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as Saccolabium angraecum; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1963 drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988 drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing/photo fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994;