Podochilus forficuloides J.J.Sm. 1922

Plant and Flowers in situ Sumatra Photos by J.B.Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade CoolWinter

Common Name The Scissor-Like? Podochilus

Flower Size .07" [1.75 mm]

Found in Sumatra at elevations around 1500 to 1700 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a long and branching stem carrying many basally twisted, lanceolate, acute, long-apiculate leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, occasionally laterally, very short to .07" [2 mm], 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide;