Podochilus sciuroides Rchb.f. 1857 Drawing by J.J.Smith and the Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz

Deep shade Hot Cool Spring

Common Name The Bushy Podochilus

Flower Size .15" [3mm]

Found in Sumatra, Borneo, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sulawesi, New Guinea and the Philippines in moist shady areas of hill forests or on rocks in lower montane forests at elevations of 100 to 1700 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with thin, terete, freely branching stems carrying many, 2 ranked, lanceolate, apiculate leaves that blooms in the spring often on several, terminal, to .4" [1 cm] long, 2 to 6 flowered inflorescence with triangular, acute floral bracts

Synonyms Podochilus curviunguis Schltr. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Bonplandia Rchb.f 1857; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1908; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Orchids Of Sarawak Beaman & Wood etal 2001; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011