Pennilabium proboscidcum A.S.Rao & J.Joseph 1969

Another Angle of Flower

Side View of Flower Photos by Nitade Chula

Summer

Common Name The Nosed Pennilabium

Flower Size

Found in the eastern Himalayas, Assam and Thailand where it blooms in the summer

CAUTION From what I can gather from the scant information that there is available to me, the difference between this species and P struthio is this one has hirsute apices of the petals and P struthio does not, P proboscidium has the rostellum easily visble otherwise they are very similar.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1986; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007

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