Podochilus rhombeus J.J.Sm. 1917 Photo courtesy of André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulenand Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Front View Photo by © Art Vogel

Part shade Cool Cold Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Diamond-Shaped Podochilus [refers to the lip]

Flower Size .24" [6mm]

Found in Sulawesi in montane forests and regrowth forests hanging on tree branches at elevations of 1250 to 2500 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with slender, freely rooting and branching, arching to pendulous stems with twisted, short, basally cupped leaves that blooms in the summer on apical and lateral, very short, successively single to 6 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide