Phaius tenuis Rchb.f. 1857 Photo by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Delicate Phaius

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Java and Sumatra at eleavations around 980 meters as a medium to large sized, warm to cool growing terrestrail with 4 to 5, oblong, acute, basally clasping petiolate base leaves that blooms on an axillary, from the axil of one of the bottomost sheaths, 12 t o40" [30 to 100 cm] long, 8 flowered inflorescence with broadly lanceolate, acute, falling early floral bracts

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 as P amboinensis [photo only] fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide;

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