Podochilus schistantherus Schltr. 1911

Side View

Plant Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

TYPE Drawing Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Warm Cool Spring Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Split Flower Podochilus [refers to the column]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Sulawesi on moss free tree trunks at elevations around 600 to 1100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a slender, creepin,freely branching stem carrying many, short, basally twisted, distichous, close set leaves that blooms in the spring and fall on a terminal, short, successivley single, to 5 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912; A to Z of South East Asian Orchids Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo

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