Podochilus plumosus Ames 1910

Plant in situ Sulawesi Photos by Ron Waling-Waling and The RVO Orchid Talk Website

Full shade Hot Warm

Common Name or Meaning The Feathery Podochilus [refers to the foliage]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in the Philippines in shady locations at elevations of 80 to 960 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with very slender, branching stems carrying 2 ranked, linear, that blooms on a short, from the axils of the leaves near the tips of the stem, single flowered inflorescnece

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide

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