Podochilus longilabris Ames 1912 Type drawing by Ames and The Harvard Herbaria Website

Common Name The Lng Lip Podochilus

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines at elevations of 1100 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect to nearly pendent, clustered stems carrying several, 2 ranked, oblong-lanceolate, leathery, long apiculate leaves that blooms in the spring summer and fall on a terminal, short, to .4" [1 cm] long, few flowerd inflorescence carrying blusih to lavender colored flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide;