Pomatocalpa maculosum (Lindl.) J.J.Sm.1912 Photo courtesy of Timothy Choltco

Inflorescence Photo courtesy of Jay Pfahl

Part shade Hot Warm LATEFall

Common Name The Spotted Pomatocalpa - in Thailand - Ueang sua phaeo

Flower Size 1/3" [8mm]

Found in the eastern Himalayas, Sri Lanka, the Andaman Islands, Thailand, Nicobar Islands, Laos, Malaysia, Java and the Philippines at elevations of 10 to 600 meters as a large sized, hot to warm growing epipyhyte or terrestrial with elongate stems carrying 20, dark green leaves that blooms in the late fall in the northern hemisphere on 1 to 3 at a time, stiffly erect, to 18" [45 cm] long, shortly branched, many flowered inflorescence with up to 10 flowers open at any one time.

Synonyms Cleisostoma andamanicum Hook.f. 1890; Cleisostoma galeatum Thwaites 1861; Cleisostoma laoticum Guillaumin 1930; Cleisostoma latifolium var. fuscum J.J.Sm. 1905; *Cleisostoma maculosum Lindl. 1833; Cleisostoma siamense Rolfe ex Downie 1925; Echioglossum siamense (Rolfe ex Downie) Szlach 2003; Pomatocalpa andamanicum (Hook.f.) J.J.Sm. 1912; Pomatocalpa latifolium var. siamense (Rolfe ex Downie) Tang & F.T.Wang 1951; Pomatocalpa linearifolium Seidenf. 1988; Pomatocalpa maculosum subsp. andamanicum (Hook.f.) Watthana 2006; Pomatocalpa naevatum J.J. Sm. 1912; Pomatocalpa siamense (Rolfe ex Downie) Summerh. 1961; Saccolabium galeatum Gardner ex Thwaites 1861; Saccolabium galeatum Gardner ex Hook.f. 1890; Saccolabium maculosum (Lindl.) Alston 1931

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones 22 Hooker 1893 as C andamanicum drawing ok; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as P latifolium var fuscum; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide as P naevatum; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holtum 1957 as P naevatum; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as P naevatum; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as P siamensis; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as P andamanum; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 as P andamanica drawing fide; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 as P siamensis drawing good; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 as P naevata drawing/photo good; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 as P naevatum photo fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988 as P siamensis; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 as P linearifolia drawing ok; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing ok; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 as P navaeta photo ok; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 as P naevata photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as P navaeta photo ok; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as P siamense photo fide; Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 as P maculosum var andamanicum photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 errata for Vol 1; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 photo ok

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