Pennilabium poringense (J.J.Wood & A.L.Lamb) Schuit. 2011

TYPE Drawing by Linda Gurr


Common Name The Poring Pennilabium [An Area of Sabah Borneo near Mt Kinabalu]

Flower Size .48" [1.2 cm]

Found in Sabah Borneo in hill forests at elevations of 400 to 600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with an erect, short stem carrying 4 to 6, oblong-ligulateunevenly shallowly, obtusely bilobed, shortest lobule minutely erose, coriaceous leaves that blooms in the later summer on a pendent,, peduncle and rachis to .4" [1 cm] long, rachis fleshy, somewhat quadrangular, successively single, few flowered inflorescnece carrying off white, cream to very pale yellowish cream flowers with whitish lip side lobes and has a surigical spirit scent.

Synonyms *Malleola poringensis J.J.Wood & A.L.Lamb 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 as Malleola poringensis Drawing fide; *Malesian Orchid J. 8: 124 Schuiteman 2011