Pennilabium confusum (Ames) Garay 1972 TYPE Scan by Philbot.web and Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Full shade Warm LATERSummer Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Confused Pennilabium

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short, branching stem enveloped by leaf bases carrying 2 ranked, crowded, oblong-lanceolate, unequally bilobed, leathery leaves that blooms in the later summer and fall on an axillary, shorter than the leaves, to 2" [5 cm] long, terete below, flattened above, few flowered inflorescence with a few tubular bracts.

Synonyms *Saccolabium confusum Ames 1913 publ. 1914

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;